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Janet’s Take: Relationships and Cancer

Blogger Janet shares how her relationships changed with her stage II breast cancer diagnosis, and what she's learned from it. Follow her journey on her blog here.

I am honored to have been asked to contribute to Share Cancer Support’s blog on the topic of relationships and cancer.

Sally Borras: Why LatinaSHARE is Important to Me

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of LatinaSHARE, we are telling stories of women who have turned to LatinaSHARE over the years and helped make LatinaSHARE into the thriving and critically important program it is today. 
1. What was it like when you were first diagnosed? What resources did you access?

My gynecologist requested that I get a baseline mammogram when I was 35. During that time, I was a single parent raising a son, working full time and attending college part-time.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Sheila

Why did you decide to become a SHARE Helpline Volunteer and Peer?

Being matched with a peer with the same diagnosis as mine, and joining SHARE’s DCIS Support Group, sustained me during this trying period in my life. I felt that SHARE was there for me during my entire process: biopsy, lumpectomy, radiation treatment and adjuvant therapy.

July Resource Roundup

July Resource Roundup
Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we’ll be curating 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.

Celebrating 25 Years of LatinaSHARE

LatinaSHARE came about from an important question: Where was the diversity in cancer education? With death tolls at alarming rates in minority communities, how could learning and awareness be geared toward them specifically?

Since its inception, LatinaSHARE has been working towards supporting, educating, and bringing awareness to underserved communities through providing educational programs, support groups, and literature in Spanish.

June Resource Roundup

June Resource Roundup
Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we’ll be curating 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.

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