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Pale Girl Speaks. Pale Girl Speaks: A Year Uncovered describes Hillary Fogelson’s diagnosis and first year with Stage I, Level 2 melanoma at the age of 25, more than ten years ago. Pale all her life, she was disciplined about annual checkups with a dermatologist. Her dermatologist spotted a mole that she decided needed to be biopsied, to check for melanoma. Melanomas generally are moles or spots that are: asymmetric or differently shaped on one side, instead of evenly round have uneven borders have uneven, patchy coloring are more than 1/4 inch around, the size of a pencil eraser change in... (Read More ...)

Weekly Recap. Sunday, October 21, 2012 Readers spent the most time last week on these posts: Ice cube in Coke or Pepsi. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Can You Dissolve More Sugar in Hot Water than Cold? A Dirge What Helped Get Me Through? Do Your Ice Cube Trays Have Handles? When Was the Last Time You Rode a Bike? Readers spent the most time last month on these posts: You Can Get Your Kicks on Route 66 Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor Can You Dissolve More Sugar in Hot Water than Cold? A Dirge Spreading Love Coming up next week: The Wind Just Changed Direction Monday, October 22, 2012 Air traffic tower,... (Read More ...)

What Helped Get Me Through: Cancer Survivors Share Wisdom and Hope Dr. Julie K. Silver, diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 38, in 2003, is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Cancer survivors park, New Orleans, LA (Photo credit: Loco Steve) A physiatrist, she specializes in physical rehabilitation for cancer patients. When a friend of hers was diagnosed with cancer and asked how she could help her family cope, Dr. Silver decided she needed to ask 5-, 10- and 20-year survivors how they and their families had coped. The result was a web site where she asked survivors: How... (Read More ...)