Elisa Krill-Jackson, M.D.

Breast Medical Oncologist, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Dr. Krill-Jackson is a board- certified hematologist and oncologist at Sylvester comprehensive cancer center. She completed her residency and internship at Brigham and women’s hospital in internal medicine. Her fellowship in medical oncology was done at Tufts medical center, and her hematology/oncology fellowship at the university of Miami/Jackson memorial hospital. Dr. Krill-Jackson has…

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My BRCA Life

By: Christina Pacitti I’m 34 and live in Edinburgh with my partner, our 2 kids and our dog. After my mum’s cousin passed away from ovarian cancer in 2015, the women on my maternal side were invited for genetic testing. After a negative result for both my mum and Nanna, I tested positive for the faulty BRCA1 gene. We then…

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Previvor Frustration

By: Tracy Milgram-Posner Happy PREVIVOR Day. Ever go away to separate yourself from the world! Research a place, see what amenities they have while you are there and the research you’ve done wasn’t good enough. That’s how I felt for the last few months, before COVID19. BRCAStrong has been educating the community for previvors, survivors and thrivers whether you carry…

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PREVIVOR,DOUBLE BOARD CERTIFIED PALLIATIVE CARE PHYSICIAN AND MOM OF TWO

By: Dr. Simran Malhotra Dr. Simran Malhotra is a double board certified palliative care physician and mom of two. She is a BRCA 1 previvor who recently had a bilateral mastectomy without reconstruction, embracing the flat life and a total hysterectomy. She openly shares her story hoping to inspire others walking a similar path to hers. She is also a…

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Insurance Frustration

By: Tracy Milgram-Posner When you sign up for insurance have you ever thought to check for out of state benefits? Well guess what I did not! Now I am paying for it and pay a monthly premium.  Is it my fault Blue Cross Blue shield doesn’t have a contract with any microsurgeons in South Florida to have the DIEP flap done.…

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Yoga for Cancer, Triple Negative Breast Cancer Survivor

By; Jessica Filloon Jessica is a Cancer Survivor, Reiki Master, Oncology Reiki Practitioner + Teacher, Yoga Instructor and creator of the Soul Seeds Affirmation Deck. Her healing and teaching work is focused around Cancer recovery. In 2016 Jessica was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer while pregnant with her second child. And it was at this time that her yoga…

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