Aimee Seidman, M.D., FACP & Marcia Goldmark, M.D. Annual Health Assessment NEWSLETTER How long has it been since you had your annual health assessment? If We hope you and yours are doing well. Please do not hesitate to call our office at the it's been 10 months or longer we onset of any illness so we can examine you and prescribe the appropriate treatment encourage you t
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02-2005 newsletterSpring Update
BREAST CANCER SURVIVAL CENTER
Providing Post-Treatment Support and Education
Wellness Day Planned for Survivors
Disease Study, examining the possible role of pesticides in the development of breast (NCC), 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT.
Dr. Barbara Ward, Surgical Oncologist and At lunch, participants will also be given the opportunity to shop at the “Sock It To feature a variety of vendors includingLove Notes by Patrice, Kim Haney Our Wellness Matters: A Day
Participants will be welcomed by Dr. David Designs (belts), Busy Bead Designs(jewelry), The Poncho Lady (tote bags and for Survivors
Levinson, President of NCC. Dr. Ward willthen speak on the latest strategies for dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Following body products). A portion of all sales will Additionally, vendors will contribute items for a raffle, which will be drawn at the end Awareness Events:
genetics, exercise, and family issues.
Our Wellness Matters will conclude with apanel of long-term survivors sharing their Dr. Barbara Ward, Surgical Oncologist, hasserved as Medical Director of the Breast Center at Greenwich Hospital since 2000.
she is highly respected in her field and the recipient of numerous awards for her work For information, (203) 857-7304, or
e-mail [email protected] or see
professional affiliations, she is a Fellow of www.breastcancersurvival.org
message “early detection can save lives.” Pre-registration for the event is required.
ing this center newsletter for the continental breakfast, lunch, and one raffleticket. A registration form is included in American Society of Breast Surgeons.
Research projects she has been involved this newsletter, as well as available on line Breast Cancer Survival Center, www.breastcancersurvival.org. Voice (203) 857-7304 E-mail: [email protected] Nutrition Info Available at Click of a Mouse
Did your mother ever tell you, “You are book states that fruits, vegetables, whole Fabulous words for a cancer survivor.
grains and beans – not the typical hefty “Heaping your plate with plant foods will accomplish two ends,” the book says. “It a book called The New American Plate. selves and our families. The New Ameri- a side dish or condiment that adds flavor.
There is no need to count calories orweigh portions….Just look at the food on Save the Dates
be treated to a whole host of recipes and Our Wellness Matters
diet tips, all of which are free. This is a good site to bookmark and refer to often.
The Witness Project
October 2, Celebrate Life! fashion Recipe from The New American Plate
Meringue Tartlets With Strawberries and Shaved Chocolate Ingredients:
for 5 to 7 minutes, until stiff, glossy peaks ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided4 large egg whites, at room temperature baking sheet in eight 3- to 4- inch diameter meringues will not be served immediately, tightly covered dry container until ready strawberries until ready to use. In a largemixing bowl, combine the egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt and beat with an electric mixer at medium speed for about 1 minute, until the eggs are frothy. With the mixer at high speed, add the remaining ¼ cup sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, beating Reducing Stress Through Meditation
“Role Reversal: Chemo Before Surgery
for Breast Cancer” When it comes to
Fran M. Palumbo of Fairfield, a well-known breast cancer treatment, there is usually a anced in spite of a stressful situation, and effect positive changes in the mind, body, and spirit, recently gave a presentation on ultimately, a sense of inner peace. Practical meditation practices for the Breast Cancer to kill any remaining cancer cells in the meditating, and how to deal with distrac- taught herself to meditate. At that time, on how to apply meditation in daily life.
she realized it was her own thoughts that “In these unprecedented times,” Fran said, “each of us is searching for more balance manifests itself without prior thought, and reflection can give you the skills to adapt fluidly to life’s changes and challenges.” The following is a “Meditation Minute” lumptectomy. 2005 Healthology, Inc.
Her talk covered such topics as the basics “Novartis Breast-Cancer Drug Lowers
of meditation, specific techniques that can Tumor Risk in Study” A breast-cancer
study has provided evidence that a new
class of drugs is more effective atfighting the disease than the standardtreatment that has been used for more don’t have to force the breath but just what to do. And take a breath in feel the stomach rise on the “in” breath. Release removed. Wall Street Journal 1/27/05 fall. That’s it. You just meditated. You may “Panel keeps silicone implant ban,”
even rest your hand on your stomach.
This will just take a minute. One minute rejected a manufacturer’s request to bring out of your day is all you need. Remember it’s the intent that counts. And for just one lingering questions about safety anddurability.
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Inamed Corp. had argued that today’ssilicone implants are less likely to break www.breastcancersurvival.org
and leak than versions sold years ago.
But the Food and Drug Administration Models Wanted!
was skeptical, and its advisers voted 5-4 Our sixth annual Celebrate Life! fashion is inviting survivors to model in the show.
the breast, or beyond. Associated Press like to be part of this amazing event, or help in its planning, please let us know by phone or e-mail as soon as possible.
I Am Thankful
• For the teenager who is complaining about doing the • For the parking spot I find at the far end of the dishes, because that means he or she is at home and not parking lot, because it means I am capable of walking and have been blessed with transportation • For the taxes that I pay, because that means I am • For my huge heating bill, because it means I am warm • For the lady behind me that sings off key, because it • For the mess to clean up after a party, because that • For the pile of laundry and ironing, because it means I • For the clothes that fit a little too snug, because it • For weariness and aching at the end of the day, • For the shadow that follows me, because that means I because it means I have been capable of working hard • For the alarm that goes off in the early morning, • For the lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning and gutters that need fixing, because it means I • And finally, for too much e-mail, because that means I have friends who are thinking of me.
• For all the complaining I hear about the government,because it means that we have freedom of speech newsletter would like to receive this quarterly Please let us know of others who information. doctor is your best source of medical medical advice. Consultation with your Editor’s Note: We cannot provide and their Families for Breast Cancer Survivors
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