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About oneinninewomen

The founder and the managers of this site are all survivors of breast cancer, or have lost someone close to them through the disease. One in nine women is a growing network of women seeking to raise awareness on early detection thus enhancing survival rates on cancers in general, transform the regimes of treatment to something somewhat less barbaric and industrial and enhance full recovery and uptake of the gift of life which remains the other side of cancer attack! - we all play a part in enhanced understanding, empathetic support of those suffering and pro-activity for a world eventually cancer free.

Neuro-Genesis how our brains can refresh post-cancer

Sometimes one despairs. Sometimes you just feel blue.  And sometimes brain science comes up with information to make oncologists, GPs, well being counsellors and any of us either living with or with someone we love, post cancer –  sit up and take real notice.  In … Continue reading

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Improving data on Breast Cancer incidence and early mortality

Breast cancer is the most common cancer amongst British and American women, except for skin cancers – with about 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US and a similar stepped up incidence in Britain due to our ageing population, … Continue reading

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More Genetic code break throughs show 15 new ‘hotspots’ for Gene linked breast cancer risk.

Today’s blog comes courtesy of a press release from Cancer Research UK. We thought many of our followers would be interested in the following ‘hot spot research’ which raises some women’s likelihood of generating a breast tumour to one in … Continue reading

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90 seconds to face your fear – take the survey

Facing our Fears “Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone “I love running. I’m not into marathons, but I am into avoiding problems at an accelerated rate” ― … Continue reading

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Paralympics, amazonians and amputees – where does breast reconstruction fit in?

The UK and international audiences, both physically present and through the medium of television, radio and the internet will be turning up and tuning in for what is going to undoubtedly be the world’s largest ‘celebration’ and re positioning of attitudes around … Continue reading

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Is it ever too young to self examine?

With only 20 of the 46,000 women in the United Kingdom under 25  diagnosed each year with Breast Cancer  is it simply a waste of time to train the next generation in breast care awareness? That was the question I … Continue reading

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One in Eight! World Cancer Day and Breast Cancer risk in the UK

Today is World Cancer Day – and a sobering thought that across the globe, the World Health Organisation considers  84 million people at risk of dying from a cancer between 2005-2015 if further intervention and vaccinations are not developed. From … Continue reading

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