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My Most Memorable BCO Moment: The Power of Words and Knowledge

By on September 22nd, 2010 Categories: Inside Breastcancer.org

I fell in love with writing and the power of words in first grade when my teacher said we could borrow any books we’d like from her in-class library. I devoured almost everything she had, amazed by the authors’ abilities to take me far out of my suburban Detroit existence into exotic worlds populated by people who didn’t work on the line for Ford or …

Get Ready to Rock the Ribbon!

By on September 16th, 2010 Categories: Inside Breastcancer.org

Ten years. An entire decade. That’s how long Breastcancer.org has been around, providing the “care until the cure:” information and community for people facing breast cancer. So much has been accomplished in ten years; so many women have been helped. However, our work is not done… there is still such a huge need for Breastcancer.org – to reach women with information on how to prevent …

My Most Memorable BCO Moment: Lending a Hand During Hurricane Katrina

By on September 1st, 2010 Categories: Inside Breastcancer.org

Thursday, August 25, 2005 was my first day at Breastcancer.org. My first 2 days of work were pretty uneventful… I unpacked my boxes in my new office, had a couple of introductory meetings, and started my first to-do list as Managing Editor. You know… typical first week stuff. I went home that weekend with the distinct feeling I had found that rewarding job I had …

My Most Memorable BCO Moment: Women I’ll Never Forget

By on August 10th, 2010 Categories: Inside Breastcancer.org

I’m so lucky to have had many memorable moments with Breastcancer.org since I joined the organization in 2004. From the letters we receive from those who have gained comfort and confidence through the site, to the projects my team and I have tackled, these moments are reminders of why I’m doing what I do. But what really stick out are the memories of friends of …

Breastcancer.org Tone Tenets

By on August 3rd, 2010 Categories: Inside Breastcancer.org

Have you ever read a web or magazine article that was supposed to be helpful, but instead made you feel offended or raised more questions than answers?

As Senior Editor of Breastcancer.org, I review a large portion of the medical content that lives on our site. A critical component of our work is the feeling, or “tone,” our content conveys. We strive to use a …

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