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Monokini Swimsuits For Survivors
The designers for Monokini 2.0 have created a series of bathing suits that are more avant garde than the typical bikini, employing cutouts that reveal a bare chest or surgical scar. Learn more!
Angela's Corner: Dear Oncologist
After receiving the shocking news of having invasive cancer, I knew my life was about to change again. I definitely was not looking forward to any more change. Once I was finally home, feeling better, and near my computer, I had an email to write...
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I Take Care Of Myself
Myriam Escobar is one exceptional lady! Escobar works with Hispanic woman through Yo Me Cuido, or "I Take Care Of Myself," a program that encourages women to live healthy.
After I was told I had invasive breast cancer, I was in a state of shock and disbelief at times. At other times, I was extremely happy with the outcome. Am I happy I had cancer? Absolutely not! However, I would have never known cancer was growing in my body if I never went through […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In September of 2013, Riki Graves was feeling pretty good about her life.