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Ann Fonfa
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All cancers even though this photo is ONLY breast. Still willing to meet, greet and talk about our cancer advocacy work. We provide info on natural cancer strategies - something of value for everyone. Annie Appleseed Project
All cancers even though this photo is ONLY breast. Still willing to meet, greet and talk about our cancer advocacy work. We provide info on natural cancer strategies - something of value for everyone. Annie Appleseed Project

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Where Integrative Oncology is needed, it is NOT there
Today, November 6, 2015 an email from Cancer Network informed me that ASCO (Am Soc for Clinical Oncology) just updated their 2011 recommendations for nausea and vomiting.  Nov 2015 antiemetics Since I keep track of this kind of thing, I remember that some y...
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New Cancer Drug Approved, But Does it Prolong Life?
Comments: New Cancer Drug Approved, But Does It Prolong Life? As
the founder of The Annie Appleseed Project I have often noted that we
patients/advocates continue to accept drugs that generally fail to offer
much in the way of lifesaving benefits - exten...
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Article on Personal Success
So many times the a criticism of
anecdotal is leveled at alternative therapies. Here is my success
story. Not a friend of a next door neighbor’s cousin or some such but
me personally. Like too many of us, I was diagnosed with a local
recurrence two ye...
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Add to Your Knowledge by Ann Fonfa MedPageToday
Add Your Knowledge posts written by Ann Fonfa, advocate Evidence 'Equivocal' for Antioxidants in Cancer
Treatment - Jun 21,2008 As a patient advocate, I deplore the fact
that a full 15 years after my own diagnosis, we still do not have
usable information...
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Ann Fonfa responds to "When Doctors are Patients..."
Letters A Reader and Author Respond to "When Doctors Are Patients: Is There Such a Thing as 'Posttraumatic Bliss'?" Ann Fonfa; Roger J. Bulger, MD Medscape J Med. 2008;10(8):187. ©2008 Medscape
Posted 08/11/2008 To the Editor: Dr. Bulger found an unusual ...
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Ann's Comments Pharmaceutical Give-aways
Newsletter #74–November/December 2002 Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: Diane de Lara’s article
“Exhibitionist Behavior” [September/October] was a delight to read. I
have attended many medical and other meetings and found [the American
Society of Clinica...
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Breast Cancer: Choosing Wisely with Alternative Treatments
By Rebecca Ephraim, R.D., C.C.N. “I was pissed! I don’t want to go through it again. But then I just said to myself, OK, I’ll deal with it.” Gulp.
I didn’t know what I expected to hear from Ann Fonfa, the widely known
patient advocate who’s become a model...
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November/December 2004 edition of Alternative Medicine magazine
Ann's NOTE: I put in corrected information where needed (usually within parens). Even the very best journalists make mistakes. A Cancer Patient's Best Friend (Nov/Dec 2004 article from Alternative Medicine magazine) Getting
a cancer diagnosis plunges you ...
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AARP Bulletin - April 2010
http://pubs.aarp.org/aarpbulletin/201004_CA?pg=12#pg12 Ann had a lumpectomy in Jan
1993, a second one in Feb 1995, a third in July 1995, then a left mastectomy in
August/Sept 1995.  She mistakenly allowed a right mastectomy in May 1996
due to being advised ...
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