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Food to Fuel Treatment and Recovery

If you are undergoing or recovering from breast cancer treatments, be it surgery, chemotherapy or radiation, your main focus is on getting rid of the cancer. Nutrition can play a vital role in your treatment recovery, prevention of cancer recurrence, and overall health and well-being.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Dorothea

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?
Being a Helpline Volunteer, for me, is a way to be part of something meaningful. In many ways it is a good fit with my former work as a social worker.  It is particularly gratifying if and when a caller finds our conversation helpful.

SHARE’s Annual Holiday Party

SHARE hosted its annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 19. Members of our community gathered for a fabulous evening featuring a raffle, great food, music, and friends.

Thank you to everyone who joined us- you helped make this an amazing night!

Queens Support Group Holiday Party

Our ongoing breast cancer support group at the Samuel Field-YM-YWHA in Queens held their annual holiday party and fundraiser on Thursday, December 13. Thanks to everyone who joined us! Check out a few pictures from the festivities (including their exciting auction) below.

Sandi: Living with MBC for Over 20 Years

Sandi: Living with MBC for Over 20 Years

Below is a poem by Sandi Spivey, a retired human resource director from California, living with metastatic breast cancer since 1998. She volunteers as a match helpline mentor for others with metastatic breast cancer and blogs at catsncancer.com.

Sandi shared this poem at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in December 2018.

At First
Cry.

November Ovarian Cancer Research News

"Maintenance Olaparib Yields Impressive Results in Advanced Ovarian Cancer"

Some impressive trial results on ovarian cancer maintenance treatment were reported at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), by Kathleen Moore, MD (p. left), of the Stephenson Cancer.

Giving Tuesday 2018: How do you SHARE?

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity worldwide, taking place this year on November 27. SHARE is excited to be joining with other organizations worldwide as we take part to bring attention to women affected by breast or ovarian cancer.

National Helpline:
844-ASK-SHARE