10 things this picture doesn’t tell you and why you should share it


-+*It’s worth a thousand words for sure.  You can tell a lot just by looking at it.  But not everything.  Here’s 10 things this picture won’t tell you. 1.  She’s had breast cancer .  (That one’s a giveaway.) 2.  Her name:  Barbie Ritzco.  Her name always makes me think of a Barbie doll, which is […]

Cancer Shaming and Sharing: Whose life is it, anyway?


-+*This is one of those controversial stories in the new world opened up by social media where the rules and standards are being invented on the fly.  For me, this one tops the list.  And hits close to home. It involves highly sensitive issues; and two highly respected institutions, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and […]