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Knowledge Is Power -- Breast Cancer Happened for a Reason

Ami Dudzinski Mehr | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Ami Dudzinski Mehr

Cluster of micro-calcifications? Biopsy of the breast? Pathology? I was in information overload within about five minutes. I felt trapped inside m...

Knowledge Is Power: How a Breast Cancer Diagnosis Changed My Life

Ami Dudzinski Mehr | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Ami Dudzinski Mehr

Instead of going into something blindfolded, you are able to physically and mentally prepare yourself, be strong, and hope for the best outcome. Knowledge is power.

Jonathan Cohn

Sandra Lee Wants Young Women To Get Mammograms. Should They?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

Sandra Lee, the celebrity chef and author, announced Tuesday that she has breast cancer. She did so during a tearful, emotionally powerful interview o...

'I'd Be Lucky If I Lost My Breast'

Tammy Bleck | Posted 01.07.2015 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

Three weeks ago, when the threat of breast cancer entered my life, I decided to hang up my blogging hat for a breather. Frankly, I felt everything but witty. The words, large mass on left breast, left me paralyzed with fear. Me, the woman who shrinks from nothing. I panicked.

Cancer: Befriend, Don't Battle... It Just Might Turn Out to Be Your Best Friend

Denise DeSimone | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Denise DeSimone

don't think I would be here today, sharing my journey with you, had I chosen to battle and fight against cancer. I would have depleted what little physical and emotional resources I had.

The True Story This Fiction Writer Has To Tell Today

Elin Hilderbrand | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Elin Hilderbrand

Just like so many of my beautiful readers, I am facing a serious health crisis. I am anxious, I am scared, I have started crying every time my eldest son throws a strike from the pitcher's mound because life has changed in an instant and I fear, oh how I fear, I won't be around to see him pitch next year.

Fight Like A Girl: A Celebration of Life, the Journey to Becoming a Supernova

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 07.21.2014 | Good News
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Many of us would be afraid to share what we had been through, but as you can see Brandy's list was courageous, ambitious, open and a very encouraging read on Christmas Eve.

Hypnosis for the Hospital: The Evidence Is in on Patient Comfort

Larry Burk, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Burk, M.D.

Have you ever been anxious about undergoing a stressful medical procedure such as a mammogram or MRI scan, or something even more painful such as a br...

Questions and Claustrophobia: A Cancer Scare

Rachael Clarke | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael Clarke

Unanswered questions feel a lot like claustrophobia. So do MRIs. And news about clustering of nuclei, of spindle cells.

'When We Join Together, We're Stronger Together'

Shari Holt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Shari Holt

I went in for my mammogram as usual, and the nurse stated that I would receive my results in the mail. A few weeks later, I received a letter from the hospital stating that they wanted me to come in for more testing.

When 'Unremarkable' Is a Good Thing

Myra Demeter | Posted 09.17.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

I am usually perfectly capable of holding a conversation via my Bluetooth connection while driving my car. Almost three years ago, I received a phone call from a close relative that caused me to pull over to the side of the road to give the call my absolute attention.

Sacred Mole

Megan McFeely | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Megan McFeely

I am not angry at my doctor. I feel compassion for her, because she was trained in the mechanical model, but I write this today for myself, as a reminder that it is okay to take my time and listen to my body, even if there are time pressures and the schedules of others to accommodate.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Lessons of Love

Maytal Schmidt | Posted 12.10.2012 | Women
Maytal Schmidt

I still remember the day I found out.

Let's Revolutionize Prostate Cancer

Philip Lee Miller | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Philip Lee Miller

The time for a new approach for men and prostate cancer screening has now come. But you must be persistent and seek a new course.

Laura Stampler

Can Breast Milk Be Used To Detect Risk of Breast Cancer?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Stampler | Posted 06.07.2011 | Home

Newborns might not be the only ones who can reap the benefits of breast milk. A new study suggests a nursing mother's milk may be used to detect a wo...

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer -- My World Stopped

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

Breast cancer isn't funny. Not at all. My journey, however? Frequently guffaw-inducing.

Waiting for the Big C

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Robinson

I had a lump removed from my breast seven years ago, so getting a mammogram for me is always a cause for heart-pounding, knuckle-biting anxiety.

New Guidelines For Mammography : A Reason For Celebration

Dr. Erika Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Erika Schwartz

As a practicing physician and opinion leader in the prevention movement, I welcome the mammography guidelines and would like to share with you my personal and clinical understanding of their meaning.