New breast cancer diagnosis? Start here. We’ll go over the breast cancer basics and walk alongside you as you face this new diagnosis.
Dealing with breast cancer near the holidays can seem overwhelming. Being proactive and having a good list of questions for your physician and surgeon can help. But what if the only question that comes to
Are you newly diagnosed and trying to weigh the pros and cons of lumpectomy vs. mastectomy? Maybe you didn’t have a choice, and want to understand more about your surgery. Or maybe you’re considering reconstruction.
Often times, it’s easier to say “breast cancer” instead of talking about a specific type of breast cancer. That’s because there are so many types that it can be difficult to wrap your head around
Breast cancer affects women of different races in varying ways. According to the CDC, breast cancer rates are highest among white women and African American women. This is followed by women who are Hispanic, Asian/Pacific
As part of this month's focus on African American women and breast cancer, I'm Taking Charge is pleased to welcome some words from Gloria Harmon. Gloria is the founder of Women of Essence Breast Cancer
I’m Taking Charge focuses attention on the racial disparity in prevention, treatment and mortality rates that still exist in the African American community when it comes to breast cancer. This month our articles will highlight
Today we welcome Brandi Forbes as a guest author. With a family history of breast cancer, even as a young teen she was fully aware of what could happen to her. Here's her story and her
As you may already know, college is a stressful but exciting time. It presents plenty of new challenges and exposure to more people, views and activities. However, if you’re dealing with breast cancer at a young