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February Resource Roundup

February 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.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Grace

I was 52, no history in my family, knew no one who had had breast cancer. I was diagnosed with Stage 1, negative nodes, a 1-1/2 centimeter tumor. I was scared to death. In 1993, few people even spoke or mentioned the word cancer. It was a taboo subject…

Maymay’s Story: Self-Care Tips from an Ovarian Cancer Caregiver

In March 2017, my mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and my life inevitably changed from that point onwards. Looking back, I can almost draw a line and split my life into two parts: the first part, where I never really knew much about cancer and how it can affect your life, and the second part, where a completely different lifestyle consumed me, with the impact of cancer on relationships, work, and finances.

Ovarian Cycle NYC

SHARE is excited to announce that we’re partnering with the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) for the 2019 Ovarian Cycle NYC! This fun and exciting indoor cycling challenge will take place on Saturday, May 4, and is open to participants of all ages and experience level.

Johanna’s Story: When Cancer Comes Back

You are thrown underwater. The words “You have cancer” become a dark sea that tows you down, down, down, until friends or family or a kind doctor or nurse pulls you up for air. At the surface, you gasp for the stage and grade of it, you gasp for the treatment plan. There is no time to float. Then despair might hit, and you’re back under, to be revived again and again, bit by lung-filled bit, as the days and appointments pass.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Victoria

Five years ago I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, which came as a complete shock after having been cancer free for 9 years. It took me almost two years to adjust to this and medical treatments I was going through.  It seemed that for these 2 years everything in my life was put on hold.

January 2019 Resource Roundup

Welcome to our new, 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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