Category: Narrative

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 30: My Twin Sister is Halfway Done with T-DM1 & October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 30: My Twin Sister is Halfway Done with T-DM1 & October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
This blog post is the 30th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to date. To keep tabs on new posts, sign... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 27: My Baby Sister's Baseline Breast Cancer Screening at Mayo Clinic

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 27: My Baby Sister's Baseline Breast Cancer Screening at Mayo Clinic
This blog post is the 27th in a series about my (and twin sister’s, and now, baby sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. My baby sister began her preventative baseline breast cancer screening at age 25 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester in October 2019. Here is a list of all of... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 26: My Twin Sister’s 4th Infusion of T-DM1 & Microcystic Edema

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 26: My Twin Sister’s 4th Infusion of T-DM1 & Microcystic Edema
This blog post is the 26th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to date.  To keep tabs on new posts, sign... Read more »
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My Breast Cancer Journey Part 25: My Twin Sister’s 3rd Infusion of T-DM1 & 3 Month Plastic Surgery Follow Up

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 25: My Twin Sister’s 3rd Infusion of T-DM1 & 3 Month Plastic Surgery Follow Up
This blog post is the 25th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to date.  To keep tabs on new posts, sign... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 24: My Twin Sister’s Second Infusion of T-DM1 / Kadcyla at Mayo Clinic

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 24: My Twin Sister’s Second Infusion of T-DM1 / Kadcyla at Mayo Clinic
This blog post is the 24th in a series about my (and my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The 1st post is about my first mammogram ever; the 2nd post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the 3rd post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the 4th post is... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 18: My Twin Sister is Done With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 18: My Twin Sister is Done With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy!
This blog post is the eighteenth in a series about my (and my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo Clinic’s... Read more »
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My Breast Cancer Journey Part 17: 'Pigmented Purpura,' 'Breast Implant Illness,' Ovarian Cancer Screening & My Sister's Fifth Chemotherapy Infusion

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 17: 'Pigmented Purpura,' 'Breast Implant Illness,' Ovarian Cancer Screening & My Sister's Fifth Chemotherapy Infusion
This blog post is the seventeenth in a series about my (and my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 16: I'm a Month Into Surgical Recovery & My Twin Sister is Halfway Done With Chemotherapy!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 16: I'm a Month Into Surgical Recovery & My Twin Sister is Halfway Done With Chemotherapy!
This blog post is the sixteenth in a series about my (and now, my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 15: I'm (Surgically) Cured, I'm BRCA Negative & I'm a 31-Year-Old Survivor!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 15: I'm (Surgically) Cured, I'm BRCA Negative & I'm a 31-Year-Old Survivor!
This blog post is the fifteenth in a series about my (and now, my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at... Read more »
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My Breast Cancer Journey Part 14: My Double Mastectomy With Reconstruction Operation at Mayo Clinic Was Awesome!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 14: My Double Mastectomy With Reconstruction Operation at Mayo Clinic Was Awesome!
This blog post is the fourteenth in a series about my (and now, my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo... Read more »