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PiNK: Your Questions Answered

Breast Cancer Care’s experts answer your questions about breast cancer and its treatment PiNK 2018 SPRING p.6-p.7 Q. I’ve been reading about specific diets – particularly ones that avoid dairy foods – for people who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer. Should I be following one? A. It’s common and understandable to want to do as […]

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The Lemon Project Progress Report – Spring 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness and Educational Initiative “The Lemon Project” Progress Report By Adora Du As the holiday season and the New Year’s festivities came and went, Run for the Cure® Foundation’s The Lemon Project continued to gain traction during the Winter Quarter. Picking up from the Fall’s 3,000 total participant milestone, this quarter The Lemon […]

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Avoiding Weight Gain After Breast Cancer

Excess weight can be an unwanted side effect of chemotherapy, but it doesn’t have to be. By Beth W. Orenstein Reviewed by Judy Mouchawar, MD, MSPH | everydayHEALTH Breast cancer survivors with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer gained more weight within five years of treatment than women who didn’t have the disease, […]

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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…)