Patient advocate AnneMarie Ciccarella  (@chemobrainfog) Action, People, Breast Cancer Patients, Medical Advice, Healthcare Professionals, Breast Cancer, Chemo Brain, Treatment, Advocacy


My mom is gone. In a span of less than 15 years, I went from being the granddaughter of a vibrant 94 year old to being the eldest in the family. In a manner of speaking, with one final breath, I became both an orphan and The Family Matriarch and it is heartbreaking. My grandmother died in March of 2006, just before I stepped into the maze of learning I had invasive lobular breast cancer. While I was still on chemotherapy, my dad was diagnosed with an early stage lung cancer. In July of 2007…


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