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Not Just Another App

Marisa Weiss, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2015 | 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 02.20.2015 | 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 allia...

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.

Study: Pregnancy Safe For Breast Cancer Survivors

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

BARCELONA, Spain — Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don't appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer, a ne...

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.

One in Three Breast Cancer Patients Overtreated: Study

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — One in three breast cancer patients identified in public screening programs may be treated unnecessarily, a new study says. Karsten Jor...

Cut-Off Cancer Patient to Get $9M

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — A woman who had her medical coverage canceled as she was undergoing treatment for breast cancer has been awarded more than $9 mill...