"Breast Cancer Has No Face"

Today marks two years since my younger sister’s passing due to cancer.  It’s not easier, as some assured me it would be.  Every day I think about her. 370 more words


Pink Toilet Paper

My youngest had just turned five when I took her grocery shopping with me one October day. As we rounded the corner to the paper products aisle, her eyes lit up. 438 more words

Breast cancer sufferer branded a 'sick freak' for wearing booby hat in supermarket

Legions of social media users have rallied to support an anonymous breast cancer sufferer after she was labelled a ‘sick freak’ at a supermarket.

The anonymous woman, from Saffron Walden in Essex, wrote a letter to her local newspaper in which she explained how she had been branded a ‘sick freak’ in her local Tesco after wearing a hat in the shape of a breast – an attempt to raise awareness of the disease. 216 more words


Lisa's Recurrence: How I Faced the Unexpected

by Lisa McVey, client of Breast Cancer Resource Centers

Anyone who has been diagnosed with a disease like cancer can tell you, when you hear the diagnosis time stops, glass shatters, your hearing goes void and your brain scrambles to try to make sense of the limited information received before your hearing went void. 483 more words

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My unexpected side effects with cancer & the woman who got me through.

by Tanya Denning, client of Breast Cancer Resource Centers

I don’t know what I would have done without Marj, my patient navigator at Breast Cancer Resource Center. 443 more words

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Talking About Breast Cancer Shouldn’t be Taboo

by Kathy Carrillo, client of Breast Cancer Resource Centers

I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33.  I led a healthy lifestyle and had no history of breast cancer in my family. 412 more words

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How Breast Cancer Awareness Month led to a Thankful November

This post is part of a blog hop by the amazing women of Midlife Boulevard. A blog hop is when a group of bloggers write on the same topic. 650 more words