Breast Cancer

Early Screening Saved My Life by Anj Oto

Most women are unable to receive annual mammograms and/or breast ultrasounds until the age of 40. This is despite the fact that, according to a study published by JAMA Network Open in August 2023, more young women under 50 are being diagnosed with cancer.

Podcast Spotlight: Our BC Life and Our MBC Life

Our MBC Life Continues to Flourish in its Third Year

Lisa Laudico developed her vision for Our MBC Life just as the COVID pandemic began to take hold across the country. Lisa, a metastatic patient herself,  wanted to give others who face metastatic breast cancer the chance to build a community through a new podcast.

In Loving Memory of Dr. Susan Love

SHARE mourns the loss of Dr. Susan Love - a fierce, outspoken breast cancer surgeon and advocate who educated the world with the breast cancer bible: Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book. Dr. Love had a tremendous impact on the lives of those diagnosed with breast cancer by providing comprehensive information about the disease and it’s treatment as well as the “Collateral Damage” so many experience as a result of cancer’s harsh treatment.

My Breast Cancer Story by Nicole Avarez

My story begins with the words too many of us hear… “You’re too young”.

Years prior to my breast cancer diagnosis, I had discovered a palpable bean-sized lump on the outer side of my right breast. I was in my early 20’s at the time, and though I figured it was nothing, I scheduled an appointment for peace of mind.

My Breast Cancer Story by Roberta Aridas

There is never good timing when it comes to cancer. I knew this before my husband of 31 years passed away due to colorectal cancer in October 2013. I really knew it when I received my own diagnosis of breast cancer two weeks after he passed. Not only does cancer have bad timing, but it doesn’t care if you and your family are grieving the loss of someone else.

Breast Cancer – Virginia (Ginny) Bevins

What type of breast cancer did you have?

Adenocarcinoma

When were you diagnosed, year and age?

2003 and age 68

How did you feel when you were first diagnosed?

I got a problem, what do we do about it?

What did you learn about yourself while going through your breast cancer experience?

Life goes on.

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