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Contest Winner Hopes Card Will Help Women with Breast Cancer
10 Dec 2017

Contest Winner Hopes Card Will Help Women with Breast Cancer

With excitement, we announce our “Take Charge of the Card” contest winner. Congratulations, Melissa Marchand, of Made x Mel! Thanks to Mel, the other entrants, and to your votes and donations, we raised $1,251! Mel’s design, “Believe in the Magic of Christmas,” is a whimsical spin on the traditional. And it doesn’t lose sight of our focus. It’s now in our online store where you...

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Wedding Dresses for a Cause
22 Nov 2017

Wedding Dresses for a Cause

If you know someone getting married (or even more so if you’re getting married or just wanting to renew your vows in a beautiful dress), this post is for you! Wedding dresses for a cause are totally a thing. On November 30, my husband and I will have been married for four years. I was thinking the other day how glad I am to be...

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African American Women With Breast Cancer Find Support in Women of Essence
10 Aug 2017

African American Women With Breast Cancer Find Support in Women of Essence

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 Support Group. Women of Essence assists African American women with breast cancer who live in south central California. Gloria’s work with this group is an excellent example of how one...

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Nine Products for Breast Cancer Patients That Will Make You Smile
05 Apr 2017

Nine Products for Breast Cancer Patients That Will Make You Smile

Over the months, we’ve highlighted several companies that make products for breast cancer patients. I can barely remember them all off the top of my head. We hardly expect you to. Since we’re focusing on facing life after breast cancer for the month of April, we decided to revisit them. We’re including a few new additions that we thought you may want to know about....

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Be a Rockin’ Co-Survivor: How to Help a Young Friend With Breast Cancer
07 Mar 2017

Be a Rockin’ Co-Survivor: How to Help a Young Friend With Breast Cancer

If you don’t already know, a co-survivor is a person who provides support to individuals with breast cancer. They could be family members, friends, co-workers or another individual who has experienced breast cancer. Health care providers, spiritual advisers, and support group members are also frequently classified as co-survivors. Being a co-survivor for a young friend with breast cancer can be especially challenging. Most support groups are geared...

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2016 Voices of Love Contest: Encourage Women and Win Pink Macaroons
04 Oct 2016

2016 Voices of Love Contest: Encourage Women and Win Pink Macaroons

Can you believe that 1 in 8 women and their families are affected by breast cancer? That’s a higher percent of people than are left handed, play Pokémon Go, or own a pet fish.   Awareness is important. At I’m Taking Charge, we urge all women to get their mammograms, to live a healthy lifestyle, and to get tested for the “breast cancer” gene.   However, support is also important. One...

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Young Black Women With Breast Cancer Find Support in Young Sisters Initiative
03 Sep 2016

Young Black Women With Breast Cancer Find Support in Young Sisters Initiative

In collaboration with Black Women’s Health Imperative, we’re focusing on African-American women and Breast Cancer this month. September is also National Childhood Cancer Awareness month, so we’re introducing you to the Young Sisters Initiative. It’s a great resource for young black women with breast cancer.   Young Sisters Initiative (YSI) is for African American women under age 45 who have breast cancer. The Sisters Network, Inc., a national organization focused on breast...

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