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Breast Cancer

Articles and resources on breast cancer for patients, caregivers, and family members
A Clinical Trial Is Saving My Life
Clinical TrialsPatient StoriesBreast Cancer
Catherine North has been living with stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer for more than 5 years. She describes her positive experience in a clinical trial, which she highly recommends to people facing similar circumstances.
Shades of Pink
Issue IntroductionsBreast Cancer
In her introduction to the October issue, coinciding with the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lillie D. Shockney reflects on her own breast cancer experience and urges people to tell their loved ones to schedule screening mammograms.
Why Nurse Navigators Are Vital for Patients Living with Breast Cancer
Breast CancerFrom Your Navigator
Using Lillie Shockney as her sounding board, Fazila Seker, PhD, describes the importance of the nurse navigator, offering valuable advice to patients with behind-the-scenes insights into the healthcare system.
To Tell or Not to Tell: Sharing Your Diagnosis Your Way
Breast CancerPatient Stories
Shaquita Estes explains how she and her husband handled “the talk” with their kids after her diagnosis, which inspired a children’s book No Hair, Don’t Care! she created with her young daughter, Lexie.
My Breast Cancer Journey: Lessons on Faith, Hope, and Support
Patient StoriesBreast Cancer
After being diagnosed with stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer, Andrea Peden had to readjust her and her husband’s dreams of having kids, biologically or via adoption. This is a story of perseverance.
My Ups and Downs with Cancer
Breast CancerPatient Stories
Fay Jones shares her story of a breast cancer diagnosis full of uncertainty, how she dealt with hair loss, and then finally being cancer free.
My First Mammogram and a Surprising Diagnosis
Patient StoriesBreast Cancer
Nicole Davis went for her first mammogram a few weeks after turning 40 and suddenly her worst nightmare was a reality.
A 40-Year Battle Against Breast Cancer: How I Continue to Honor My Sister’s Dying Wish
Breast CancerFamily Members
Nancy Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen, shares her inspiring story of how she started one of the most impressive cancer foundations in the country by keeping a promise she made to her older sister, Suzy.
Survivors in Oz
SurvivorshipBreast Cancer
Cancer survivorship can be a strange and confusing road to navigate. Long-term survivor Judy Pearson offers advice on post-treatment questions and how to find positivity in the darkness.
Two Conversations
Breast CancerPatient Stories
Chattiness can be contagious, which was the case in the infusion room when Mary Trouba struck a conversation with a woman called Cheryl; it turned the room into a safe space for all to share experiences. Sadly, Mary died before this article was published.
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