breast cancer

August 4, 2015 · John Leifer
In March 2013, John’s wife Lori found a lump in her breast. Lori, a radiation oncologist, soon went from giving cancer care to receiving it. In this guest post, John talks about how to navigate a cancer diagnosis, a journey for which we are all ill-prepared. Read More >>
June 25, 2015 · Diana Chingos
Patient advocate Diana Chingos wanted to attend the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting to learn about the latest cancer research. After four intense days of posters and presentations, she left Chicago with a mountain of new knowledge and four key insights. Read More >>
June 16, 2015 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Although many women who have a mastectomy choose to have reconstructive surgery, wearing a breast prosthesis or breast form is another option. Breast cancer survivor Andrea Zinn talks about the process of choosing and being fitted for a breast prosthesis. Read More >>
June 2, 2015 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Two out of three people now live at least five years after being diagnosed with cancer, but there is still more to be done. Researchers at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting showed how new treatment options can continue to improve and lengthen the lives of people with both rare and common cancers. Read More >>
April 30, 2015 · Desirée Walker
After treatment for breast cancer and a recurrence, Desirée Walker realized life would never be the same. In this guest post, she shares what her “new normal” has become. Read More >>

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