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Breast Cancer 101
This animated video explains some of the common changes in your breast, and when you should consider going to your doctor. Click to learn more more.
I'm A Phoenix
I was given less than 15% chance of survival. I had both of my breasts removed. I removed my uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. But I am still here, and I adopted a beautiful little boy is who the light of my life. That is why I tattooed a Phoenix on my back, because I came back to life.
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I was 47 years old. After my zumba class, I took a shower and felt a hard pea sized bump in my breast. I called to get a mammogram the next day because it was a few weeks away from my annual. They said I had to wait til it was due. Luckily my gynocologist got me in that day. That same week I had seen an attorney about filing for divorce…
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Artist Lisa Scholder does something extraordinary with her artwork – she turns breast cancer survivors’ bodies into gorgeous, colorful canvases. “Women generally have body image issues already,” Lisa says. “For breast cancer survivors, it’s triple-fold. Their bodies have gone through so much trauma, and just their awareness of themselves is kind of dissipated.” However, if they...
This 66-year-old breast cancer survivor has battled breast cancer four different times. In the following video, she proves she stills knows how to get down — and her grandson’s embarrassment is priceless! Take a look at her dance moves in this fun video! BCS_Blog_C1_Responsive
When WNBA star Ivory Latta, 29, went in for a routine checkup in May, she never imagined that she would be facing the reality that she may have breast cancer.
Middle-aged women who participate in four hours a week of walking or other physical activity can decrease their risk of breast cancer by up to 10 percent.
I was athletic in school. I was not the best and it was hard to live up to my sister’s success, but I often stayed active throughout the year. Once I left for college, going to the gym or running was never a high priority, even if I worked at a gym. The drive to...