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I’M TAKING CHARGE

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Experts, New Discoveries and Women’s Personal Cancer Stories

The Beauty in Your World

There’s beauty all around us. Where do you see beauty?

The Best of Times…The Worst of Times

For some women, the happiest words they hear are, “You’re having a baby”. The hardest are, “You have breast cancer.”

What if both came days a part?

If I Could Take Her Place

“It’s been a journey, but we just keep swimming, that’s what we’re doing.” – Kim Fisher

A mother’s worse nightmare. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, she prepares for the battle of her life, only to find out her daughter, Angela Towns, also found a lump. They are fighting together as they face the long road ahead.

Now or Later?

Immediate or delayed reconstruction? Dr. Natalie Ngan will help you understand what to consider when making that decision, and what conversations to have with your surgeon. What if you aren’t comfortable with your surgeon? The answer is simple…

The Secret Life of Breast Reconstruction

In this edition of ITC’s “Boob Tube”, Dr. Thomas Lam talks about breast reconstruction options, complications and risks. Dr. Lam suggests that breast reconstruction is “more about how you feel; not about the cancer”, and he offers information about the decisions that women face when deciding on immediate or delayed reconstruction.

Previvors Unite! Surviving the “Cancer Gene”

Carly Miller and Sarah Spaltro are peer support group leaders for FORCE, Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered. They carry either the BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 cancer gene.These women are both “previvors of their disease”, but consider themselves “survivors of their mother’s disease”. Together they share experiences, decisions, emotions and why they’ve become involved in FORCE.

WHAT EMPOWERS YOU?
We went to the Santa Monica Pier to ask real women a question: “What empowers you?”

FIGHTING THE UNACCEPTABLE
KIM SPORT
Kim Sport talks about Louisiana’s newest
breast reconstruction law, advocacy and how
her foundation, Breastoration, is helping
women around the country.

Breast Reconstruction – know your rights

Breast Cancer-Do Not Define Me
Who you are can only be defined by who you believe you are.