Honoring National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week National HBOC Week starts on 9/30/18, and every woman with the BRCA mutation has a different story. The stories are epic, heart wrenches. Most have mothers, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers who died from cancer too young. Most have lived life under the fear of a Cancer Cloud, […]
Breast lumps and false alarms are not new for me. I have had many lumps, bumps and cysts biopsied over the years. This little pea was definitely something different.
Infographics are pictorial ways to relay information. My dermatology and skin health infographic topics range from sun protection and skin cancer to how to apply self tanner. I’ve got one on the BRCA gene too. Take a look and please share them.
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 […]
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 […]
In her New York Times op-ed, Angelina Jolie Pitt shared what she learned during her five days of waiting for critical cancer tests. She said, “The beautiful thing about such moments in life is that there is so much clarity. You know what you live for and what matters. It is polarizing, and it is peaceful.” In […]