About the Author

From Zero to Mastectomy

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Jackie Fox is a writer, poet and breast cancer survivor who lives in the Omaha, Neb. area with her husband Bruce. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her previously published books were about computers and a bridge in South Carolina. Fox developed a passion for breast cancer issues after getting up close and personal with it. She blogs about breast cancer, gratitude, humor and life at http://secondbasedispatch.com.

Fox serves on the citizens' advisory committee of the Missouri Valley Cancer Consortium, which provides clinical research opportunities to residents of Nebraska and western Iowa.

Fox is available to speak about her experience and the need for women to be their own best advocates, and can be reached at

You can follow Fox on Twitter at @jackiefox and on Facebook at From Zero to Mastectomy.
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