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Style Points: Look Good, Feel Better.

Way back when I was sick and hairless (side note: “Sick & Hairless” is a great underground punk rock band name), I was invited to participate in an event with the “Look Good… Feel Better” program. A few other cancer-patients-in-treatment and I were given make up tips, free make up, and offered free wig styling. (Because, like your own hair,…

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The post where I talk about when I had cancer.

Dysgerminoma is the name of the cancer that grew in my young body more than 25 years ago. It is a rare germ cell tumor that develops mostly in adolescent girls and young women. It is also a form of ovarian cancer. When I got the diagnosis of “dysgerminoma of the ovary” I barely knew what my ovaries were. The…

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