Like many breast cancer organizations, we don’t talk about male breast cancer very often. Yet, if we tune into our breast cancer brothers, we all gain. We may even learn a little about the female
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Like so many young breast cancer survivors, Beth Gainer faced the harsh reality of infertility after finishing her cancer treatments. To make matters worse, she experienced a divorce, leaving her single with seemingly no chance
Young fertile women get breast cancer. Young women who haven’t built their families yet get breast cancer. Women who dream of being mothers get breast cancer. Fertility and breast cancer is an under-addressed topic in
As I sit down to write this blog today it has been 13 years, 2 weeks, and 2 days since I lost my mother to cancer. Since her death, like most of us, I have
Yes, I'm over 50 and dating, without nipples. Two years before I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma at the age of 47, my husband decided he was done with me. Now before you
By Cathy Leman, MA, RD, LD How much time have you spent mourning the body you had in the past? Maybe it's your high school or college body, your pre-kids body, your before breast cancer
Trying to explain BRCA to your kids is not an easy challenge. Working through their anxieties for you, plus a natural fear of their own potential BRCA mutation, takes love and patience. We are so
Society likes to talk a lot about self-care: which often translates to a box of chocolates, a bubble bath, and perhaps a glass of wine. Our guest writer, Kim Fredrickson, however, takes the idea of
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
This week, as part of our September focus on going flat, we welcome Rebecca Pine. A talented writer and advocate for women with breast cancer, Rebecca shares her experience as a young mother who faced