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…

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.

Food to Fuel Treatment and Recovery

If you are undergoing or recovering from breast cancer treatments, be it surgery, chemotherapy or radiation, your main focus is on getting rid of the cancer. Nutrition can play a vital role in your treatment recovery, prevention of cancer recurrence, and overall health and well-being.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Dorothea

“Being a Helpline Volunteer, for me, is a way to be part of something meaningful. In many ways it is a good fit with my former work as a social worker.  It is particularly gratifying if and when a caller finds our conversation helpful.”

Diane’s Story: 6 Year Breast Cancer Survivor

My name is Diane and I am a 6 year breast cancer survivor. My story began November 2011 when I felt a slight burning sensation in my right breast. I was working as a daycare provider and neglected to do anything, hoping the burning sensation was temporary.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Denise Z.

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?
I saw a post from Tamsen Fadal on Facebook, who was at a SHARE benefit event. I’d never heard of SHARE. I contacted them and they trained me over the phone and internet. They forward the calls to me here in Orlando.

We Run For Hope 2018

Runners and walkers from around the city gathered at Flushing Meadows Park on Sunday, June 4, for the We Run for Hope 5K/10K Run and Walk. This event, held annually on National Cancer Survivors Day, is a great opportunity to support women with breast or ovarian cancer while also staying fit and active.

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