November 2017: Breast Cancer and the Holidays Archives - ITC

November 2017: Breast Cancer and the Holidays


Holiday Gift Basket Raffle, and Tips for Getting Through the Holidays With Breast Cancer
15 Nov 2017

Holiday Gift Basket Raffle, and Tips for Getting Through the Holidays With Breast Cancer

We don’t often take the time to share what goes on behind the scenes at I’m Taking Charge, because we generally spend the bulk of our time chasing after the latest news about breast cancer and breast reconstruction. But as we approach 2018, we’re adding a couple more things to our plate, and we want our whole ITC family in on the action! Our audience...

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Breast Cancer and Other Cancers: Why Relatives Need to Talk
15 Nov 2017

Breast Cancer and Other Cancers: Why Relatives Need to Talk

Many of us spend time with relatives over the holidays. We give a canned answer to the inevitable inquiries about health and then move on to more pleasant topics. But maybe you’re worried about other family members. Maybe, because of your experience with breast cancer, you want to suggest a mammogram or genetic testing.  Maybe you’re curious about your relatives’ experiences with cancer. Today we...

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Make Your List and Check It Twice: Questions to Ask About Breast Cancer (Printable List Included)
04 Nov 2017

Make Your List and Check It Twice: Questions to Ask About Breast Cancer (Printable List Included)

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 mind is “why?” Or if your reaction is akin to a deer in the headlights and you just freeze? To help make sure you don’t forget anything, we’ve compiled a list...

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