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Club Amoena 2013 Embrace Every Curve Essay Contest Winner

Amoena Life magazine conducted its fourth Club Amoena essay contest last summer and contacted the winner in October, 2013. Meet Marilyn Wattman-Feldman, 61, a longtime reader and a courageous survivor of metastatic breast cancer who has learned a lot over … Continue reading

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Buy a Valletta, Donate to Cancer Schmancer

Television and movie star Fran Drescher was unforgettable in her most famous role as “The Nanny.” …Want to know something funny? She was told early in her career that she’d never make it in “the biz” unless she lost her thick … Continue reading

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What’s So Different About Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)?

We’re glad to welcome back Ginny Mason, BSN, RN, Executive Director of the Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation (ibcRF), for an informative guest post, the second in her 3-part series, about IBC diagnosis and treatment. A few months ago I shared … Continue reading

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We Are Amoena

Just for fun, we made a little video about who Amoena USA really is, and the many ways we relate to and support the breast cancer community. Hope you’ll like it.   [Transcript: “Hello, come on in, welcome to Amoena!” … Continue reading

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The Saga of the Breast Cancer Genes: Real or Science Fiction?

This is one of those things that make you go, “Hmmm…” Last January, I was reading Utne Reader magazine when I came across the article, “Humanoid Rights.” It was about how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was studying science fiction … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Activist Barbara Brenner… And Life Goes On

I heard some upsetting news recently about someone who has been (and still is) such a powerful voice for breast cancer advocacy, I feel compelled to share it with you. First, let me preface this by saying my introduction to … Continue reading

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