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The Hidden Scars of Breast Cancer

6 Nov

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Breast cancer leaves many scars, but the hidden ones are often the hardest to heal.  This honest, compelling look at the hidden scars of breast cancer is a must read for anyone who has been touched by cancer.  Read more…

New Website Focuses on Breast Cancer ~ The Empowered Patient

25 Oct

I’m so honored to be a part of a new website that was launched this week.  It’s called Empowered Patient.  Click below to visit the site where you’ll find one of my videos on the left hand side!

I’d love to hear your feedback!

EMPOWERED PATIENT

Wishing you a day filled with HOPE and inspiration!

Beverly McKee

The Breast Cancer Warrior

I’m so very honored to be a part of an new website that focuses solely on breast cancer.  It is a part of Cancer.org called “Empowered Patient”.  You can see my video on the left hand side of the screen!  Click below and share your feedback…
Wishing you a day filled with HOPE and inspiration!Beverly McKee
The Breast Cancer Warrior

– See more at: http://www.breastcancerwarrior.org/1/post/2013/10/new-website-focuses-on-breast-cancer-empowered-patient.html#sthash.bpthiJuN.dpuf

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

1 Oct

It’s October 1st, which signifies the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Before you buy that pink ribbon product, watch this video to become an informed consumer and hear a message that may save a life.

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A Crisis Averted Due to an Act of Kindness

27 Sep

 

ImageMy heart stopped when I saw the driver coming towards us…heading the wrong way up a one way ramp.  It was Saturday night and my family was headed home from dinner with Grandma.  We weren’t prepared for this unexpected event.  We veered out of the way and my husband rolled down his window to warn the driver.  An older lady peeked out of the door.  My husband yelled a warning over the traffic all around us…telling her she was headed the wrong way towards a busy intersection.

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Test Results!

27 Sep

Thanks for the kind comments, emails and FB messages in regards to my last blog:  Test Result Anxiety.

The results are in…Read more

Transforming A Day of Surgery Prep Into “Pay It Forward Friday”

20 Sep

Pay It forward Friday

The Breast Cancer Warrior shares her latest quest to find the rainbows through the storm. Check out her inspiring story/video about how transforming a day of surgery prep into “Pay It Forward Friday”. She invites you to join her with the goal of making the world a better place with one random act of kindness each week. Guaranteed to make you smile!

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Why I’m Opting for a Prophylaytic Hysterectomy

11 Sep

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Do you buy lottery tickets?  Like most people, I play on occasion, usually when the jackpot reaches the multi-million dollar mark.  Who couldn’t use an extra 20 million dollars? 

Did you know that your chance of winning the Powerball is one in 175 million?  And yet we still play. 

What if you had a one in four chance of winning?  Would you buy a ticket?  I would with those odds!

Some wonder why I am having a preventative hysterectomy with these same odds of developing ovarian cancer (27% to be exact).  My journey through breast cancer came with an all expense paid trip to world BRAC testing.  It was a whole new world for me.  I dodged the bullet with BRAC 1 mutation but I wasn’t so lucky with BRAC 2.  I officially have something in common with Angelina Jolie!

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