There’s no denying that getting a mastectomy is a scary experience. Not only are you in the middle of your breast cancer journey, mastectomy results in a significant physical change. You may feel like a part
Today we welcome blogger Nancy Stordahl, author of Getting Past the Fear: A Guide to Help You Mentally Prepare for Chemotherapy, Cancer Was Not a Gift: A Memoir About Cancer as I Know It and Facing
Today we welcome Janet Gerlach. She opted for a preventative mastectomy, and shares her positive experience with life after breast reconstruction. I have no regrets about my decision to have a preventative double mastectomy with
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
We're so grateful to Terri Coutee for sharing her story and advice on how to prepare for mastectomy! Terri had a wonderful experience with delayed DIEP flap breast reconstruction. She now advocates for education on
On the last day of January, our breast cancer screening month, Kelly Nemecek shared the beginning of her journey with breast cancer. Kelly now joins us to explain what choices she made after mastectomy surgery.
For any woman, a breast cancer diagnosis is always a blindside. Many articles, like this one from the American Cancer Society, point out that unhealthy habits increase the risk of breast cancer. Others suggest by