To “C” Or Not To “C:” Can High Dose Vitamin “C” Impact Side Effects of Chemotherapy?

by Vicky Rego, Breast Cancer Helpline Coordinator

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Breast Cancer Options Integrative Medicine conference at SUNY New Paltz, where there were several workshops discussing topics such as risk and recurrence reduction, medical marijuana in treatment and care, a report back from San Antonio lead by Dr. Sheldon Feldman, stress reduction, nutrition, the financial impact of cancer, and moving beyond BRCA genetic testing.

National Minority Health Month: Harlem Health & Wellness Summit

On April 27, SHARE celebrated National Minority Health Month with our first ever Health & Wellness Summit in Harlem, NY. Speakers, panelists, exhibitors, and attendees gathered at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY for cooking demos, mindful meditation, movement routines, and talks on heart health, radiology, and breast, ovarian, prostate and colon cancer.

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.

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.

Rebecca’s Story: Running Through Breast Cancer

In early 2009 as I was doing a self-breast exam, I felt a lump.  I wasn’t too concerned because I knew my mom had had several benign lumps and figured it was probably the same.  I waited a couple of months until my next woman wellness visit. When I told my doctor about it, she felt the lump too but said women my age (34) get lumps.