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From co-producing remixes for artists like Kanye West and Estelle to spinning on the most influential radio stations in the world, including Hot 97 in New York City, DLife is a DJ with mass appeal. On September 7th, he helped bring the noise to Globe-athon. With a Trini touch, he spun ...
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Ovarian cancer awareness

My sister Renee was diagnosed at age 49 with ovarian cancer, stage 3 C. Three months before she was diagnosed she told me she felt like she had the flu and was tired. She had taken the flu shot and was told her she should go to doctor. When she started having severe bloating in...
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Much like Globe-athon, Relay For Life events bring communities across the globe together to raise awareness about all cancers, including GYN cancers, and celebrate survivors. Relay For Life events are the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, which uses the funds to invest in ...
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ovarian cancer awareness

I was first diagnosed with early stages ovarian cancer in 1995 went through total hysterectomy and 6 month carboplatin. Fast forward almost 17 years to previous diagnosis and I am diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer with cancer in right pelvis, right lung, chest wall (bone) and base of ...
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endometrial cancer

Hi everyone! My name is Whitney Serpas, I am 22 years old and a resident of a small town near New Orleans. This post is about my journey of being the youngest patient my obgyn has seen with Endometrial Cancer. After having an immediate laperoscopy and D&C on January 13, 2014 I received the ...
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ovarian cancer

June 26, 2006, I left work early with extreme stomach and lower back pain. I tried a heating pad, I tried a bubble bath, until I finally reached a point where I knew with the amount of pain I was in, and something had to really be wrong. I had my boyfriend at the time,...
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endometrial cancer

On the picture, you see a mother with a daughter. You may not know, you are also looking at a patient with her doctor. When I first heard of the news that my mother was diagnosed with endometrial cancer, i was shocked, even as a doctor. Never had I realized that the cancer could be...
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Cancer is a word, not a sentence. ~John Diamond When someone is told that they have cancer, the whole world changes. Up is down, left is right, black is white. When women hear this diagnosis, numerous feelings and thoughts come flooding in. But, after letting those feelings and thoughts happen, ...
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gynecologic oncologist

We are pleased to share this story from Argentina’s country captain Adriana Bermudez, MD in both English and Spanish.  En español Terminé mi escuela secundaria cuando tenía 17 años. Era la mejor alumna de la clase así que to-das las materias me resultaban interesantes. Tenía que ...
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Cervical Cancer Awareness

In 2008, after twenty years of service with the New York City Police Department and ready to enjoy my retirement with my husband, I got the most unexpected shocking news. My doctor diagnosed me with stage IIB cervical cancer. What? I didn’t have any symptoms!!! Where did it come from? ...
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