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Our Cancer Story

My husband was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in September 2012. The melanoma spread to his auxiliary lymph nodes, so he had them removed and started chemotherapy in January of 2013.

I was diagnosed with stage 2A breast cancer in the beginning of 2013 at age 28…

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Therapy Can Relieve Stress

Psychological therapy teaches women coping mechanisms to help them better handle the stress associated with cancer treatment. Learn more!

Fly Fishing and Stage IV Cancer!

Since learning to fly fish, I have taken ZUMBA Instructor Training, became a Massage Therapist and certified in Reiki. Life is for learning, and I will continue to do that, despite Stage IV!

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The Breast Cancer Blog

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Going through a mastectomy can skew your sense of self. After all, breasts are a major part of our femininity — but that doesn’t mean they define you. You can regain confidence in your body and your sense of self after breast cancer surgery. Each woman’s journey to acceptance is different, and each woman’s ultimate […]

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Concerned about what your daily life will look like during chemotherapy treatments? Dr. David Margileth says fatigue is the biggest variable. This can occur throughout the entire treatment, or only around the days of treatments. Some women experience no fatigue at all. Regardless, he encourages people going through chemo to continue to stay active. Watch […]

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Robin Roberts battled breast cancer in 2007, and finished up treatments in 2008. Then, years after beating the disease, she was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a disease of the bone marrow. Although rare, this was directly linked to her chemotherapy treatments. Still, Robin did not let that faze her, and she fought, again, for […]

A mother and baby have survived their respective health trials.Breast Cancer and a Heart Defect Don’t Keep Mom and Baby Down

In September of 2013, Riki Graves was feeling pretty good about her life.

Green Bay, Wisconsin was the sight of a flash mob for breast cancer awareness on Thursday.Flash Mob at Lambeau Field Raised Awareness for Breast Cancer

According to NBC Green Bay affiliate JRN, in a hard-to-miss moment (at least for the citizens of Green Bay, Wisconsin) a flash mob took place on Thursday July 17 directly outside of historic Lambeau Field, the home of the National Football League's Green Bay Packers.

Helping Hands Fund for Women with Breast Cancer
As new drugs show promise in preventing breast cancer, women who should be taking these medications may be reluctant if costs are too high. This is also true for pharmaceuticals prescribed as part of breast cancer treatment regimens. The "Helping Hands Fund" at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center helps patients whose medication costs, for prevention or treatment, exceed their ability to pay. Donations through this Gift That Gives More™ will make a difference. Thank you!

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