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Caregivers – Take Care of Yourself!

Caring for a sick friend or relative over a long period of time — whether they have cancer, Alzheimer’s, or any other ailment — is a great and noble thing. The problem is that it can also take a toll on your health. Here are some ways to handle that.

Breast Cancer Stories: BRCA 2 Meant Removing My Healthy Breasts

Breast Cancer Stories: BRCA 2 Meant Removing My Healthy Breasts

Back in 2003 everyone thought I was completely crazy to remove my breasts when I did not have cancer. The thing was, I watched my mother die of the disease. I was not going to wait to get it and then have my kids watch. I fought it.

Breast Cancer & Women of Color — Things to Know

Breast cancer does not discriminate. It’s a disease that strikes all ages, genders and races. But when you look at the statistics surrounding treatment and survival rates among different race and classes, a disturbing picture emerges.

Breast Cancer Stories: Just Take One More Step

Breast Cancer Stories: Just Take One More Step

If I could go back in time, I’d tell myself to go as far as you can go and when you think you can’t go any further…just take one more step. That is courage in action.