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Member Blogs

Menopause and Swimsuit Season

Welcome to the sisterhood of the shrinking bathing suits!


It’s that time of the year when I get out my box of bathing suits.  I am pretty sure that I accidentally washed them in boiling hot water and dried them on extra high heat before I folded them neatly in this box…………as they all seem to have shrunk! Especially in the tush!   


How am I going to keep my tush inside these bathing suits this season?  Staples and tape anyone????


So what’s a gal…


Posted by Ellen Dolgen on June 21, 2016 at 1:53pm

Chemotherapy or no Chemotherapy- Learn About the Oncotype DX Test

If you or someone you love is post-menopausal and diagnosed with stage one breast cancer, I suggest you speak the doctor about the Oncotype DX test. This test can help you and your doctor choose the best treatment for you. It can be one of the deciding factors on whether or not you need to have chemotherapy.  However, always remember, that the final choice lies with you and you want to be proactive.



Posted by Ellen Dolgen on June 13, 2016 at 9:00am

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