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Spotlight on SHARE Programs for Black Women

This February, in honor of Black History Month, SHARE is excited to highlight our rich program of initiatives by and for Black women. As Christine ...

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SHARE Insider: An Interview with Agnes Rita Fortune

This month, we are excited to profile longtime SHARE Ambassador Coordinator, Agnes Rita Fortune. Rita first came to SHARE more than 12 years ago after ...

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My Breast Cancer Journey by Ann Reisig

Ann Reisig

My name is Ann Reisig.

Religiously I go for my annual mammography's and sonograms. I had my annual on November 26th, 2021. I was on top ...

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The Battle I Choose Not to Lose by Cindy Bernard

Cindy Bernard

With no history of breast cancer in my family, it was something I wouldn't think would happen to me. It was out of theordinary to feel ...

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Celia S Lustgarten – My Cancer Story

Celia S Lustgarten
In 2006 just before I turned 65 years old, (in the few years before had operations: two basel cancers on face and one melanoma cancer ...

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Spotlight On: SHARE's Support Groups

We interviewed three of SHARE's support group participants to share their stories and spread awareness of our free resources, which are open to anyone ...

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Breast Cancer Brain Metastasis: What You Need to Know

Article by: Megan-Claire Chase and Steph Poland
Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) may spread to any part of the body. The most common areas tend to be the ...

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Celebrating Juneteenth at SHARE

Tia, SHARE's Director of AfroSHARE/Black Women's Outreach, talks about the presence SHARE had at the Juneteenth Freedom Festival run by NYC Mayor Eric ...

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Stacey Abrams: Inspiring Words on a Dark Day

We are proud to have Stacey Abrams as the Featured Keynote Speaker at our conference today.
 
Click the video below to view her speech.
 

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Catrina Crutcher's Breast Cancer Story

My name is Catrina Crutcher. I'm 38 years of age from Dallas, TX, but born/raised in Alabama. I'm a Breast Cancer Thriver sharing my story as an advocate ...

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Spotlight On: SHARE's African American Program

What did the African American program look like in its early days? 

Dominique: This program was created with the knowledge that women of color are ...

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Celebrating International Women's Month at SHARE

"I've worked for women's cancer nonprofits for over 25 years and through my position as director of SHARE's uterine/endometrial cancer program, I've been ...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Nefa-Tari Moore

Tell us about your cancer experience 
I am a three-time cancer survivor, twice uterine and then ovarian cancer. I've been free of uterine cancer ...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Lisa B Jones

Tell us about your cancer experience 

My cancer experience started with my mother’s breast cancer diagnosis when I was about 7 years old. This ...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Kareen Lambert

Tell us about your cancer experience 

I have experienced all aspects of cancer as part of my career, volunteerism, advocacy for myself and others, ...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Rose John

Tell us about your cancer experience 

I was first diagnosed with cancer when I was 44 years old. I was a single mother of 2 boys, 14 and 18. At ...

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Aisha's Cervical Cancer Story

A few days after I celebrated my 32nd birthday, I decided it was time to look into some symptoms that were bothering me. I've always been really in ...

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A Look Back at SHARE with Diane George

What was it like when you walked into that room at NYU, more than 40 years ago, with your diagnosis fresh in your mind, and SHARE in its earliest ...

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Thank You Kathy for 21 Years at SHARE!

Kathy Hynes-Kadish has been a dedicated volunteer at SHARE for 21 years, facilitating support groups and answering Helpline calls to be an anchor for ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Ellen

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?
After I was diagnosed, I contacted Sharsheret, who was quite helpful at the ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Chandra

1. Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

I know first-hand how empathy combined with care and knowledge can ease some ...

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How Can a Disease that Kills Be Called Chronic?

written by Christine Benjamin, LMSW
Senior Director of Patient Services and Education, SHARE Cancer Support

Every time I hear someone call Metastatic ...

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Mocktails and Cocktails for SHARE's Volunteer Party

Our Volunteer Party is a way to thank and celebrate you, our incredible volunteers. Join us on Monday, February 22, for an evening of games, prizes, a ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Arlene

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer?

Back in March of 2015, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  In my research ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Susan

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer?

I decided to become a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer to reciprocate ...

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