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True Survivor

After raising 7 children I found out that I had breast cancer when I was 47. My husband at the time did not take the news well. He had married a thin pretty woman who had long blond hair. I was now going to be disfigured by surgery, lose my hair, and become more dependent on him than I ever had been…

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Toxins Aren't Pretty: Demand Safe Cosmetics

Toxins Aren't Pretty

One-third of cosmetic products contain chemicals linked to cancer, and cosmetics are among the least-regulated products on the market. The Safe Cosmetics Act will give the FDA authority to ensure that personal care products are free of harmful ingredients.

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Pink Warrior

On July 11th, I got the call with my husband sitting next to me holding my hand. After being told I had invasive cancer and many precancerous cells, I chose a double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction on August 5, 2014. A couple of days later, I was told that I had a lot more cancer than they thought. I had four tumors...

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gail-chovan1I Am In Awe Of This Woman. What A Beautiful Spirit!

Gail Chovan is a fashion designer, mother, wife, and breast cancer survivor. In the past nine years, she’s had her ovaries and her breasts removed, grieved the death of both parents, and gave birth early to twins who were born with congenital toxoplasmosis, a parasite that affects the eyes and brain. Both her children have shunts...

WeightLoss2This Is The Most Inspiring Weight Loss Story I’ve Ever Seen!

Arthur was a paratrooper in the Gulf War, and became injured after too many falls took a toll on his knees and back. For 15 years, doctors told him he would never walk unassisted again. Arthur gained more and more weight, and exercise seemed impossible. That all changed after he met a yoga instructor who...

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This sweet little girl is so excited to meet her new baby sister! After inspecting the new baby's fingers and toes and chattering away about how good she is, the little girl suddenly goes quiet when the baby starts to cry -- and what happens next is priceless!

Angela’s Corner: Q & A with Emma

My daughter means the world to me, and seeing her distraught over breast cancer was painful to watch.  Emma was a champ throughout my diagnosis, and even my sister’s.  However, she still had her own moments and issues during my diagnosis.  I sat down with Emma recently to gain a little extra perspective from her...

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Chemotherapy can cause memory problems. Here are some tips to help you remember things while undergoing treatment.

Wigs and More for Women with Cancer
The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, through its program of Patient and Family Support Services, helps needy patients to better cope with the physical challenges that come with cancer treatments. Donations through this Gift That Gives More™ help a woman with the expense of a wig, wig fitting, breast prosthesis, or other similar need. Thank you!

Help breast, ovarian, and cervical cancer patients with limited financial resources!

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