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Well, I did it! Got through my very first chemo session! Honestly, it was a breeze. The first one was long (5 hours), since I had to do long doses of my targeted therapy (Perjeta and Herceptin) for the HER2+ flavor of my cancer. But the next five rounds¬†will only be 3 hours each. Basically, …

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‘Friend’ of the author aka “I’m with the band”. This post poses a great question for reviewers and authors: ¬†Are you obligated to mention that you know the author in your review? Does that connection invalidate your opinion? And what degree of acquaintance counts as “knowing the author?” Does it apply to someone you’ve socialized …

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