When my oncologist told me I needed a chemo port as part of cancer treatment, I was in shock. Port placement was the first procedure followed by many surgeries, and 4 months of hardcore chemo. I wasn’t sure I was going to survive the cancer. But if I did, I sure did not want an ugly horizontal scar to remind me of cancer forever.
The National Cancer Institute has just updated the list of infectious agents known to cause cancer, and it’s growing. Some of these infections are contagious, even by simply sharing food. The risk factors for ‘catching’ these germs are evolving. Even living a careful life is not insurance enough.
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness months are wrapping up – but, of course, the diseases will continue to play out in our lives. I want to be sure that the lessons learned and stories shared these past two months will help you. These are common cancers and we are all touched one way or another. I […]
We are nearing the end of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And this is Part 5 of Dr. Bailey’s Thriving Series – her 5-part blog series sharing insights and personal experiences for going beyond surviving cancer, to thriving. Changing how she treated herself was the last and most important aspect that made it possible for Dr. Bailey to […]
It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this article is Part 4 of Dr. Bailey’s Thriving Series, her 5-part blog series sharing insights and personal experiences for going beyond surviving cancer, to thriving. I always prefer to be the one ‘doing the giving.’ I always repay a favor by reciprocating at least what was given to me, and ideally more. I’ve always […]
It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this blog article is Part 3 of Dr. Bailey’s Thriving Series, our 5-part series sharing Dr. Bailey’s insights and personal experiences for how to go beyond surviving cancer, to thriving. We also want to say THANK YOU TO ALL WHO DONATED AND SUPPORTED Dr. Bailey’s Team in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer!! We […]
This is the first week of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October. And this blog article is Part 2 of the Thriving Series, our 5-part series sharing Dr. Bailey’s tips for going beyond surviving cancer, to thriving. As far back as I can remember, I’ve always been fundamentally and wholly afraid of getting breast cancer. My […]
Have you or someone you love been hit with the diagnosis of breast cancer? Odds are you have. This year, 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. This means that you already know, will know – or will be – a woman with breast cancer….like me. This is Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer awareness […]
I love to have fun, and even fighting breast cancer can be fun when we give away skin care products! Yep, help us raise money for the fight against breast cancer and you’ll automatically be entered into our contest. One winner will receive a $150 gift certificate in skin care products or in-office aesthetician services (for those that are local). […]
Previvor Day is appropriately sandwiched in between 2 big Cancer Advocacy months: September is Ovarian/Prostate Cancer and October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. These are common cancers, big Western World killers, and some people have a genetic predisposition to them. A genetic predisposition means they hold in their genes an even higher risk of suffering […]