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Rebecca’s Story: Running Through Breast Cancer

Rebecca’s Story: Running Through Breast Cancer

In early 2009 as I was doing a self-breast exam, I felt a lump.  I wasn’t too concerned because I knew my mom had had several benign lumps and figured it was probably the same.  I waited a couple of months until my next woman wellness visit. When I told my doctor about it, she felt the lump too but said women my age (34) get lumps.

Connie’s Story: 5 Tips for Going through Cancer

Connie’s Story: 5 Tips for Going through Cancer

5 Tips for Going Through Cancer
It’s been eighteen years since I had treatment for triple-negative breast cancer. Looking back, the things that were helpful then have served me ever since. I’m not an expert, and what works for one person may not for another, but I’ll share these tips with you hoping you’ll find something useful for getting through this time in your life.

May 8 is World Ovarian Cancer Day!

On May 8, people around the world are gathering to support awareness of ovarian cancer. Join SHARE by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where we’ll be posting about signs, symptoms, and stories you can share with the women in your life.

SHARE’s Annual Volunteer Party

April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month, and SHARE hosted its annual volunteer party to show how much we appreciate the incredible commitment of our volunteers. It was another great gathering with a raffle, food, music, and of course, amazing company.

Victoria: Living with HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

Victoria: Living with HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

My original cancer diagnosis was on Valentine’s Day of 2005.  I was 44 years old, had a busy career, a husband and two young sons.  During a routine gynecological exam my doctor found a small lump in my right breast. Subsequent tests confirmed a 1 cm invasive ductal carcinoma.

Fear and Hope Competing

Fear and Hope Competing

On a sunny day in April of 2013, at the age of 48, fear and hope began a competition unlike any other I had experienced. I was told I had a terminal disease; my life’s story had reached its final phase. Fear and hope were racing to the finish line of my life.

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