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COVID-19 Updates for Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Patients

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to develop, SHARE is committed to delivering the most up-to-date information to women affected by breast, metastatic breast, ovarian or uterine cancer. We are so grateful to our esteemed medical leaders for providing us with their insight and answers in the following videos.

Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Bette

This is part of our "Meet a Volunteer" series, highlighting the incredible ovarian and breast cancer survivors and thrivers who volunteer with SHARE to support other women facing these diseases. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer yourself, click here!

1. Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Facilitator?
I found it incredibly helpful to join a support group when going through my own treatment for breast cancer.

SHARE is Here for You

Our lives have changed so much in the weeks since the coronavirus pandemic emerged. But some things remain the same. SHARE is here for you, no matter your situation.

International Women’s Day with Glayds Udewitz

To celebrate International Women's Day, we interviewed SHARE volunteer Gladys Udewitz on life in Brazil, her cancer diagnosis, and the importance of representation.

1. Where were you born?
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2. What is one thing you miss about where you were born/where you grew up?
Sunny, warm weather and Copacabana Beach!

3. What does International Women’s Day mean to you?
Strength and the need to achieve equality.

To Be Seen | Michele Wheeler

Michele, blogger at A Crack in the Wall, discusses the struggle of being seen and understood by her care team in her story below. You can read more of her work on her website at acrackinthewall.com.

The birthday party was going to be phenomenal. He stood over me explaining how his wife had to bake three cakes - three! - because they invited the kids in both classes.

Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Vicky

This is part of our "Meet a Volunteer" series, highlighting the incredible ovarian and breast cancer survivors and thrivers who volunteer with SHARE to support other women facing these diseases. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer yourself, click here!

 

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

I want to give hope to those newly diagnosed, particularly to those who are young and have been diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer and/or advanced stage breast cancer.

January Resource Roundup

Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we curate study opportunities, new clinical trials, research results, news articles, personal perspectives, and upcoming events of interest to women and families affected by breast, ovarian, or metastatic breast cancer. Below are some links you might find useful.

Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Kathy

This is part of our "Meet a Volunteer" series, highlighting the incredible ovarian and breast cancer survivors and thrivers who volunteer with SHARE to support other women facing these diseases. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer yourself, click here!

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Facilitator?

It is an interesting story because I never actually thought I would facilitate another group! I was a clinical social worker who facilitated many groups in the hospital and in my private practice.

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