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Breast Cancer

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Knowing your Risk of Breast Cancer and Confidently Living your Life

Dr. Nicole Saphier | Tuesday, October 3, 2017

There are lifestyle choices you can make to lower your risk of developing breast whether you have a significant family history of breast cancer or not.

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Navigating Medicare’s Coverage for Cancer

Danielle Kunkle | Monday, September 25, 2017

Turning 65 and aging into Medicare can be overwhelming for anyone. Doing so while treating for a serious health condition like cancer makes it doubly so. It’s natural for...

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My Workout Today Was a Real HIIT!

Joan Lunden | Saturday, July 29, 2017

HIIT training calls for short quick blasts of very intense movement, followed by a shorter period of rest.

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Marla Hope D’Avanzo | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

I found myself searching for the ideal bra. It didn’t exist. So, I had to create one! - Read more about Marla's Hope Bra here.

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6 Parenting Tips for Moms Undergoing Treatment

Mommy and Me Cancer Foundation | Monday, April 3, 2017

Being a mom is hard, but being a mom undergoing cancer treatment is even harder. Here are some great tips for any mom carrying both her identity as a parent and the chall...

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Who’s looking at YOU?

Rosie Mankes | Friday, March 10, 2017

Social anxiety is a very real side effect of having a mastectomy. Here is Rosie's story and how she overcame her fears at a friend's wedding.

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One Year Ago – Rosie's Double Mastectomy Journey

Rosie Mankes | Thursday, March 9, 2017

The recommendation that I have a double mastectomy came three LONG weeks before the surgery when genetic testing results showed that I tested positive for the breast canc...

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Drains, Drains, Go Away!

Rosie Mankes | Wednesday, March 8, 2017

“Physically, the worst part are the drains.” Not the pain of having your breasts removed, not the limited mobility, not losing your ability to drive. “The worst part are ...

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Who Knew?

Rosie Mankes | Tuesday, March 7, 2017

When you are faced with a cancer diagnosis, it’s important to be careful who you share your journey with. Before you know it, you could be come "this month’s story.” Who ...

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What is Triple Negative Breast Cancer?

JLP Staff | Friday, March 3, 2017

When Joan was first diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer, she had never before heard the term, Triple Negative. And once she embarked on her cancer journey, it so...


Breast Cancer Resources

National breast cancer foundation inc
Canadian breast cancer foundation
Susan g komen for the cure
American cancer society
Dense breast info

 

 

 

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