Yes, my lost boob is finally back and complete! おっぱい再現 とうとう完了!

乳房再建 完了 

My very last procedure of breast reconstruction: tattooing areola is now completed the reconstruction on the past Friday.  I did mastectomy on my left breast on mid June 2014.  It became my routine to take a look at my left breast every time I became naked.  I almost ignore my original right boob.  I always look at my left breast for some moments, I mean, every day for the last 16 months.

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[Action Requested!] for Breast Cancer Research Fundraising 乳がん月間

乳癌 エステーローダー 

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Anything relating to Breast Cancer causes, please post on Instagram or Tweet, with “#BCAstrength” hash tag.  With the tag, mention your breast cancer awareness month activity such as:

1: I eat healthy

2: I exercise more

3: I wear Pink ribbon today

4: I made an appointment for mammography

Each entry of #BCAstrength, Estee Lauder will give $25 for breast cancer research up to $25,000.

My action today was that I came out open about my diagnosis to my students of this semester for the first time in this semester.  Since I teach many young women at my college each semester, it is my job to raise breast cancer awareness of young women.  Young women are more likely to assume they don’t have breast cancer and when they realize that they have it, the outcome can be worse than the average.  No annual mammography is recommended under age 40.  Often no pain associates with early stage breast cancer.  I feel like I have a great mission to spread words and awareness of young women’s breast cancer.

Please take a moment to take an action to fight against breast cancer.

Estee Lauder 乳癌

The Empire State Building is dressed up in pink! エンパイアがピンク色。



今日は、一つ 行動を起こしてください!あなたの行動1つが、$25(3000円)の寄付につながります。乳がん対策の活動をして、インストグラムかツイッターに  “#BCAstrength” の ハッシュタグをつけて 投稿してください。例えば、





なんでも 良いです。自分の投稿1つ付、化粧品会社の エステーローダーが 3000円乳がん研究団体に寄付します。エステーローダーは最大合計300万円寄付します。


本日、私は自分の学生に、私の体験を話をして、One Actionを呼びかけました。若年性乳がんは、割と珍しいほうですが、突然にして起こりうることもあるということを、若い女性の多い私のクラスで紹介しました。若いので、まさか自分が癌だと思わずに、しこりがあっても無視することがあります。そして、痛みが出始めたときには、癌がかなり進行してしまっている場合も 若い人には多くなりがちなのです。

さて、一つぜひ 健康な食事の写真でも撮って、ハッシュタグをつけて、投稿して 乳癌研究費の募金にぜひつなげてください。お願いします。


Last year’s activity. I did not have my hair.  去年の寄付を募った時。髪の毛がなかったな。。。

My last injection treatment is over! 最後の点滴治療終了!

Yoko Katz, Orange Wig, 乳がん治療

I long waited for this day to come: my last injection treatment for my breast cancer is all done today!  No more “chemo unit” visit every three weeks.  I did it! (I did the chemotherapy from August to November, 2014.  I had been on “targeted therapy” since then.  The targeted therapy, the side effects are very minor.  What I finish today is the targeted therapy.)

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