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Breast Cancer Patients

1 In 3 Of Us Has A Loved One With Breast Cancer

Jack Anderson | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jack Anderson

It's October. It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We're all aware of that. We're also aware that one in eight American women are diagnosed with brea...

Yoga and Meditation Can Positively Affect DNA

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Yoga and meditation are well-documented to have psychological, emotional and physical benefits for people at all stages of health, including cancer pa...

Not Just Another App

Marisa Weiss, M.D. | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Marisa Weiss, M.D.

Much of the world tuned in this week to see the highly heralded unveiling of the Apple Watch. But another, less anticipated Apple announcement has generated a great deal of excitement and may in fact be an even more transformative tool -- launching a new era for breast cancer patients.

Breast Cancer Therapy Failed Me

Los Angeles Times | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living

I am dying, literally, at my home in Hollywood, of metastatic breast cancer, the only kind of breast cancer that kills. For six years I've known I was...

Delayed Authorizations for Cancer Treatments

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

I was recently directed to a website titled The Alliance for Patient Access and, in particular, a YouTube video, "Protecting Cancer Care." The allianc...

Breast Cancer Patients Often Lack Knowledge Of Their Tumors

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer often don't know what kind of tumors they have, a new study found. ...

Allstate to Provide FREE "Silver Lining" to All With Breast Cancer

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 01.13.2015 | Impact
Barbara Jacoby

In what I consider to be one of the absolutely best ways I have ever seen to help everyone who has received a breast cancer diagnosis, Allstate has partnered with author Hollye Jacobs to give a free copy of her book, "The Silver Lining - A Companion Guide" to all in the United States through October, 2015.

Breast Cancer - After October

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 01.04.2015 | Impact
Barbara Jacoby

Now that Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over and all things pink have been put away for another year, many people will forget all about breast cancer until next October unless they are personally touched by it.

Unforgiveable: Missed Opportunity to Save a Life

Marisa Weiss, M.D. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Marisa Weiss, M.D.

It will take a diverse population's full participation in well-designed studies to provide women with a better answer to the question, "What should I do?" Until then, we should err on the side of early detection and early treatment.

Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Survivors

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Current research reports that yoga practice can improve quality of life in women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Yoga can also help promote sleep, boost energy and improve mental health.

Art with a Heart

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

The Hearts for Anna online fundraiser offers a chance to help Anna beat her cancer and get a beautiful piece of art in return.