A breast cancer diagnosis can feel overwhelming. You don't even know which questions to ask! And all too often, appointments with a physician are a blur. So just in case you didn't quite understand what
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We don’t often take the time to share what goes on behind the scenes at I’m Taking Charge, because we generally spend the bulk of our time chasing after the latest news about breast cancer
Our mission at ITC is to help women navigate through their breast cancer journey. In many cases, the journey includes choosing whether or not to reconstruct. To help with this choice, we offer stories and
Today is World Mental Health Day. Have you experienced a mental health problem like depression? If you have breast cancer, you may, unfortunately, succumb to it at some point in your journey. Friends and family
Are you newly diagnosed and trying to weigh the pros and cons of lumpectomy vs. mastectomy? Maybe you didn’t have a choice, and want to understand more about your surgery. Or maybe you’re considering reconstruction.
According to the U.S. Office of Patents Commissioner (in the year 1899), "Everything that can be invented has been invented." He must be rolling over in his grave! Nowadays, every year seems to bring with
Insurance Coverage for Breast Reconstruction: Interview Reveals AirXpanders’ Efforts to Increase Awareness
We’re excited to share our recent interview with Scott Dodson and Jennie Kim of AirXpanders, the medical device company which developed the patient-controlled Aeroform®Tissue Expander System for breast reconstruction. They explain how they work to
At I’m Taking Charge, we look forward to the day when all women will have the opportunity to be fully informed about all aspects of breast cancer. This includes information about effective detection and treatment,
Exercising after breast cancer means different things to different people. For some of us, it means being able to swim laps again. For some, to go for a walk or bike ride. And for some