breast cancer

October 15, 2015 · Margaret Zuccotti
Cancer does funny things to one’s sense of time. In this post, Margaret Zuccotti talks about how her diagnosis, treatment, and long-term survival of metastatic inflammatory breast cancer caused her to look at her calendar differently. Read More >>
September 15, 2015 · Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, and Elaine M. Doroff
For people with metastatic cancer, some aspects of life may be forgotten or considered unimportant. According to Dr. Dizon, this is especially the case with sexuality. In this post, Dr. Dizon shares the story of his patient, Elaine, and how she has dealt with the sexual side effects of breast cancer treatment. Read More >>
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
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 >>

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