"I wanted to do it because it's an issue that affects all women of all colors, around the world," the tennis star said.
No one person's journey is the same as another's. But that means that we always have something to learn.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the overarching mission is powerful ― help increase awareness about the importance
"Cancer is with you forever."
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A diagnosis of cancer is often followed by myriad doctor appointments and many questions. Dr. Saranya Chumsri, a medical
I will start National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) by telling you the truth about mammograms. Roughly two-thirds
The abrupt appearance of cancer forces you, whether you want to be or not, into a conversation with your body that, for my part, was mandatory, daily and permanent.
We are gaining on this disease, and that's the good news for those who are impatient, like all of us who work every day to find the cures and help the people who need us.
Many young women who have been faced with this difficult diagnosis are afraid of the treatment and want to be cured. But
Now when I see the traits we have in common I secretly apologize, sure that the more features we share, the more likely we share the BRCA2 also. "I'm so sorry," I whisper, tears welling, gazing at my daughter who looks most like me. "I didn't mean it."
Every 19 seconds, somewhere in the world, a person has a new diagnosis of breast cancer. In the U.S., a woman is diagnosed every two minutes, and one dies every 13 minutes from this terrible disease. Those are shocking numbers, and behind every one of those numbers is a compelling story.
I was in a meeting when I saw my iPhone light up with a message. Midway through whatever I was saying, I glanced quickly to read the text out of the corner of my eye. "Mammogram came back suspicious. Have to go back next week. Love you," said Mom via that text. It was her birthday.
Whether the topic is breast cancer, heart disease or any major illness, women need to be in tune with their bodies. Awareness and education are vital because they lead to prevention and early detection, two of the best tools in health improvement.
"The responsibility I feel to my mom's legacy is always making sure it is held in high regard, with respect and with honor
A chain of 700 bras certainly got people passing through Union Square Park to take notice and remember, "if you got them, you got to check them!" Watch our behind-the-scenes video of the entire flash mob!
When I think back to the fear and uncertainty I felt after being diagnosed, I also think about all that I've learned from this experience. I've learned how something good can come out of something bad.
For the month of October, breast cancer awareness will take center stage, the cause's ubiquitous pink ribbon signaling a
In my travels I've met many women going through treatment, celebrating having just completed treatment or marking a cancer-free milestone. Most of these encounters have been in a tropical place proving I'm not alone in my love for a beach.