The Battle I Choose Not to Lose by 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 the sharp pain. I shrugged it off at first until I felt something in my breast. I was confident it was an abscess because I'd had one before.

Celia S Lustgarten – My Cancer Story

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 on leg), I was diagnosed with breast cancer in my left breast. "Invasive mammary carcinoma with lobular features, PET scan shows a hypermetabolic left axillary lymph node," from report.

SHARE on the Frontlines: Meet Lucero and Her Work with LatinaSHARE

SHARE’s LatinaSHARE Outreach Ambassadors reach 30,000 people each year in their own communities with life-saving information in Spanish about signs, symptoms, risk factors, screening and treatment options. In neighborhoods throughout New York City, women and families are able to learn about breast, metastatic breast, ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer - at health fairs, churches, food pantries, senior centers, consulates, and schools.

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 and everyone affected by a cancer diagnosis.

Interested in joining a support group? Find one that works for you here.

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 Adams last month, and why it's important for Black women to see this representation and have access to our resources at these historic events.

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 for women recently diagnosed, currently in their journey, or needing guidance after their journey.

I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer on June 15, 2021. I also hold the BRCA1 Positive Gene Mutation.

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 under-represented in the medical field. Because of LatinaSHARE and their successful model, the door was open for us to create a program that addressed the needs of Black women.

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 so grateful to continue my work in this area. We started the SHARE uterine program two years ago and it's been very gratifying to provide much-needed support and information to women affected by uterine cancer who didn't have many resources in the past.

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