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3 Traits That Can Help You Beat Breast Cancer

By Kathy-Ellen Kups, RN |everydayHEALTH I often contemplate the traits that help people overcome adversity. I especially love to talk to people who have beat breast cancer and tell their stories like triumphant warriors. For a while I attributed their power to optimism, now I know better. Years before I was diagnosed with breast cancer, my […]

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The Next Big Thing

The hardships of cancer do not disappear after the end of active treatment. In addition to ongoing physical pain, survivors must cope with the emotional challenges of adapting to the emotional challenges of life after cancer. Cancer care providers have responded with an increase in programs and resources for cancer survivors to help survivors enjoy […]

PiNK Beauty Party Vol.3

By Natalie Lima Konishi Translated by Naoko Tanaka PiNK Beauty Party Vol.3 was held in Omotesando at Fujishin’s Aoyama FASTA studio. The venue was appropriately adorned with beautiful pictures, as Fujishin is a comprehensive cosmetic dealer. Twenty-five survivors joined us for a full three hours of beauty menus aimed to contribute to the quality of […]

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Finding Your New Normal

After the diagnosis and treatment, cancer survivors must learn to adjust to and recognize their body’s new normal. From skin changes, hair loss, and the physical (and psychological) effects of radical surgeries, Dr. Lindsay Sortor answers a host of questions about adapting to your body after cancer. (more…)

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Lend Your Voice

Every woman’s cancer experience is different especially when it comes to whether she wishes to share her diagnosis and cancer journey. Rose Gerber gives some insight on her road to cancer advocacy and tips on how to know if you’re ready to become a cancer advocate. (more…)

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Triple negative breast cancer remains one of the more mysterious types of breast cancer, but people like Robyn Littman are trying to change that. Below are answers to common questions about triple negative breast cancer and stories on those trying to bring greater awareness to it. (more…)

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Silent No More

In the fervor of spreading awareness of breast cancer in hopes that early detection will lower breast cancer rates, the stories of many women with metastatic cancer have been forgotten. Until now. (more…)