Back to the 110 who die each day... at the Spring 2015 breast cancer conference of Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a MBC organization
Isabella and the teacher presented me with a a story she had written for a school project. They could write about whatever they wanted. When I first glanced at the sheet and caught the title, my eyes began to tear up and I felt a lump in my throat. This is what I read...
After my mastectomy, I began looking for pictures of other women who had battled breast cancer. I found The Grace Project by Isis Charise.
I was moved to showcase these women in hopes that women would draw strength, courage, and hope from these stories.
Although Cate and her mom had always been very close, their bond grew stronger after the diagnosis.
Until next time... I start chemo tomorrow, and I feel very calm about it. I remember the night before I started chemo last
Breast cancer isn't being ignored. You know what's being ignored and the real elephant in the pink room (see below for more on this reference): metastatic breast cancer, aka Stage 4 breast cancer.
He came to visit me about 8:30 p.m. and he told me that the bottom line is that chemo is my only option, as they can't operate
I woke this morning feeling very apprehensive about the news I was about to get, my gut instinct was telling me that I probably had cancer in my liver. I ate some breakfast and then was immediately sick, which I think was because I knew I was about to get bad news.
I have found it very interesting to witness how different people react to having cancer. Some folks sail away on my favorite ship -- "Denial" -- while others become vegan eating, yoga touting enthusiasts.
The nature of the doctor-patient relationship changes over the course of illness. Perhaps nowhere is that truer than in oncology.
For more by Nancy Davis, click here. Without the parades, we did a great job of claiming our nationally-appointed Oct. 13
Three weeks ago I was walking in Cape Town, South Africa and three weeks later I was told I will be dead within weeks to a month or so. Life leaves us all with a lot of questions, but I know I don't blame anyone.
It's very difficult to describe a disease and the overall toll it takes as in my case of stage IV breast cancer.
"Two years ago I would have stepped over Edwina on the street," Ryan said. "I could have been that person without the resources
Dian Corneliussen-James clearly remembers heading into surgery for her breast cancer. She met with a mentor from SOS, Survivors