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Spectrum - May 31, 2013

On Deadline: Facing breast cancer — even checking for it — is an act of courage

by Jay Thorwaldson

The recent revelations by superstar Angelina Jolie and locally famous Liz Kniss that they have had breast-cancer-related surgeries and treatment have opened up a topic that is notable for being avoided — either in conversation or internally.

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Former Weekly Editor Jay Thorwaldson can be emailed at jthorwaldson@paweekly.com with a copy to jaythor@well.com. He also writes regular blogs at www.PaloAltoOnline.com (below Town Square).


Posted by Carroll Harrington, a resident of another community
on May 31, 2013 at 12:21 am

First, kudos to Liz for sharing! I coordinated the "Breast Cancer: Fear is the Enemy" conference and may have the booklet in the numberous banker's boxes packed for my move to Capitola. Will look for it.

Jay, thanks for this column. Sandy Rensvold deserves the credit for writing the booklet. I know we will find one.