Breast Cancer

November Resource Roundup

Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we curate 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. Below are some links you might find useful.

Maria: 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?

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on August 19, 2010. When I learned that I had cancer, I asked for a second opinion.

October Resource Roundup

Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we curate 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. Below are some links you might find useful.

Outreach Ambassador Open House 2019

Please join us for an open house to learn about SHARE’s Ambassador Program and the opportunity to become an Ambassador! SHARE Ambassadors are breast and ovarian cancer survivors or caregivers trained to educate underserved Latino, African-American and Caribbean communities about these diseases.

September Resource Roundup

September Resource Roundup
Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we curate 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.

Breast Cancer Awareness For Latinas is a Godsend | Olympia’s LatinaSHARE Story

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. 
What was it like when you were first diagnosed?/ What resources did you access?

Having been diagnosed at 39 years old, I was bewildered, angry and scared.

The Importance of Peer Support in Breast Cancer Treatment

By: Victoria Rego

The phrase “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes” has new meaning to me as a breast cancer survivor.  I now understand it’s impossible to know what someone is feeling unless you’ve actually been there yourself. When I was first diagnosed, I didn’t think that talking to others would help, but I was wrong.

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844-ASK-SHARE