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.

Ovarian Cancer Research News from SGO 2019

This month gynecologic oncologists from across the country got together to share their research at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Conference (SGO). We were inspired to see so many leading experts working hard to find better treatments for ovarian cancer. We’ve linked to several articles published in the oncology media about the conference so you can learn more.

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.

SHARE’s Annual Holiday Party

SHARE hosted its annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 19. Members of our community gathered for a fabulous evening featuring a raffle, great food, music, and friends.

Thank you to everyone who joined us- you helped make this an amazing night!

Queens Support Group Holiday Party

Our ongoing breast cancer support group at the Samuel Field-YM-YWHA in Queens held their annual holiday party and fundraiser on Thursday, December 13. Thanks to everyone who joined us! Check out a few pictures from the festivities (including their exciting auction) below.

November Ovarian Cancer Research News

"Maintenance Olaparib Yields Impressive Results in Advanced Ovarian Cancer"

Some impressive trial results on ovarian cancer maintenance treatment were reported at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), by Kathleen Moore, MD (p. left), of the Stephenson Cancer.

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