Alison Garwood Jones

Buried treasure

Originally published in September 2012 in Blog

s a genre, online anonymous comments drain the blood from my face and twist my heart into a knot. But last night the blush returned to my countenance — no, my entire being — when I found this note tucked inside a book of short stories by Irwin Shaw. On the last page of the […]

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Life is beautiful

Originally published in September 2012 in Blog

Our understanding of breast cancer shifted this week. Through genetic analysis, U.S. scientists working for the National Institute of Health’s Cancer Genome Atlas were able to identify four types of breast cancer. More specifically, they discovered that the most deadly form of breast cancer — the “Triple Negative” — acts a lot like ovarian cancer and a […]

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