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Pregnancy after Chemotherapy 抗がん剤治療後の妊娠について
yoko katz September 23, 2015

Pregnancy after Chemotherapy 抗がん剤治療後の妊娠について

(My hair has been growing into bushes.  It's been 10 months since my last chemotherapy.  I used to have very long silky straight hair, but now look how curly it is.  I have no idea how to deal with this.  It is always going so bushy.  I don't feel this represents me and I cannot wait to have it grow much longer.) It depends on the types of breast cancer, but especially when one's cancer grows with hormone such as progesterone positive and estrogen positive breast cancer, getting pregnant raises some concerns.  Chemotherapy let alone is a concern for damaging ovaries, there are other things to worry about, too.  If a cancer patient is considering having babies after treatments, she should talk to doctors right upfront.  This information is only based on my experience, please consult your physician when it comes to details and whether it can be applied to your case.  Many cases, insurance companies may not cover this and it can be costly.

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Day of a Nipple Reconstruction 乳首再建の日
yoko katz May 20, 2015

Day of a Nipple Reconstruction 乳首再建の日

This should be my very last time writing this blog title, it is slightly embarrassing.  But it is done!

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[Action Requested!] Pink Pony Promise by Ralph Lauren アクションのお願い。
yoko katz October 26, 2014

[Action Requested!] Pink Pony Promise by Ralph Lauren アクションのお願い。

Your action needed by all of you by Friday, October 31! Your simple promise will raise $10 each for breast cancer researches.

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Day14: Choices I did not choose
yoko katz October 22, 2014

Day14: Choices I did not choose

The picture of our homemade ghost when my son was in pre-school.  The head is made with super-market plastic bag filled with newspaper.  自分の家で息子がまだ幼稚園の時に一緒に作ったゴーストのハロウィンの飾り物。それ以来毎年飾っている。頭は スーパーの袋に新聞紙が丸めて入っている。 I had choices to make my IV injection easier: a port or Picc Line.

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