Jessica Henslee, Author at I'm Taking Charge

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Jessica Henslee

About Jessica Henslee

Jessica is a powerful breast cancer fact-finder. When our team puts a question before her, she can turn up the answer. As such, she has been the engine behind many of our most informative articles—providing women with the answers they need to the questions they’re asking.If you were to meet Jessica in her day-to-day life, you’d probably notice her wearing black and listening to music. She says if you want to get her something special, she’ll take a fancy cheese platter over flowers any day! She also has a special love for corn flakes and oatmeal raisin cookies.
  • cancer songs of hope

15 Delightful Breast Cancer Songs of Hope

2018-08-22T21:33:49+00:00

Whether you're looking for songs to inspire yourself on this cancer journey or you're creating a mix for your friend, we've put together this list of "breast cancer songs" (okay, we're a breast cancer website,

15 Delightful Breast Cancer Songs of Hope 2018-08-22T21:33:49+00:00

New Career After Cancer? 4 Things to Keep in Mind

2018-06-15T05:17:40+00:00

You’ve finished treatment and your doctor says you're hopefully cancer-free. You may find that things are a bit different. This doesn’t just refer to your outlook on life or the physical changes you went through.

New Career After Cancer? 4 Things to Keep in Mind 2018-06-15T05:17:40+00:00

Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? How to Decide

2018-05-07T03:22:28+00:00

As part of early breast cancer treatment, you may be able to choose between a mastectomy or a lumpectomy with radiation. You may also wish that someone would just decide for you. Read on for the

Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? How to Decide 2018-05-07T03:22:28+00:00

Immediate vs. Delayed Reconstruction: Making the Choice

2018-05-24T11:51:08+00:00

The timing of your breast reconstruction procedure may seem like a minor detail when compared to life-saving treatment options. However, whether you have immediate or delayed reconstruction could have a long-term impact on your peace

Immediate vs. Delayed Reconstruction: Making the Choice 2018-05-24T11:51:08+00:00
  • choose a plastic surgeon for breast reconstruction

How Can I Choose a Plastic Surgeon?

2018-04-06T03:08:19+00:00

They may all work in the same specialty, but plastic surgeons are not the same. Some surgeons focus only on breast augmentation and cosmetic procedures. Others may primarily handle certain autologous breast reconstruction procedures, like

How Can I Choose a Plastic Surgeon? 2018-04-06T03:08:19+00:00
  • breast cancer and the flu

Breast Cancer and the Flu – What You Should Know

2018-03-20T10:38:08+00:00

It’s flu season. A particularly bad one, too, according to nurses and medical professionals. If you’ve been following the news, you’ve likely heard of outbreaks throughout the country.   We all know the basic tips

Breast Cancer and the Flu – What You Should Know 2018-03-20T10:38:08+00:00
  • breast cancer after implants

Breast Cancer After Implants: Vicki Lucas’ Story

2018-02-16T11:57:11+00:00

Vicki Lucas was the globe-trotting grandmother who inspired us a couple years ago. Her story is unique, because she dealt with the challenges of treating breast cancer after implants. For example, she faced capsular contracture

Breast Cancer After Implants: Vicki Lucas’ Story 2018-02-16T11:57:11+00:00