A strong TSCA bill will ensure that politicians don't have to apologize to the next generation. For lawmakers, then, courage is an insurance policy against regret. I hope Congress can invoke the courage that so many others have displayed this summer.
What about the 50 percent that are true positives?!? Are we going to ignore them and allow them advance to Stage 4, like me? Why must we be sacrificed to keep healthcare costs down? Every life is important.
Most kids spend their summers playing video games and bugging their parents to keep them entertained, but eight-year-old Aidan Gilbert is making a philanthropic impact by competing with his dad in Portfolios with Purpose.
At the suggestion of my friend Sam, five of us set out to summit Mt. St. Helens. I never would have attempted this hike pre-cancer, but now, almost four years after my diagnosis, I feel stronger physically and mentally than at any other point in my life.
It is not a bottleneck at the FDA that is to blame. Medical research is simply not producing the breakthroughs needed for breast cancer. And we should not let a reduction of safety and efficacy standards replace our demand for safer and more effective treatments.
What are you thinking after reading this title? Does it bring about visions of people dying from the Ebola virus in Africa? Does it conjure up thought...
Campaigns like this do real damage to breast cancer patients. And I know that you know this, because right next to where this image appears on the YSC Facebook page, you've got a video about how breast cancer surgery impacts women's feelings of self-worth.
Study after study confirms it: America is facing a serious adult obesity epidemic. The latest report from ...
To treat triple positive breast cancer, there are four different drugs: Doxataxel, Carboplatin, Herceptin and Perjeta -- which I refer to as the fou...
Gratitude is a practice. It is skill that has to be developed, and when you don't feel well, it doesn't come easy.
For those who are battling breast cancer, there are often bad days when simply getting out of bed is impossible. That's why the days when they do have the energy to engage in a favorite activity or spend time with loved ones are the days that count the most.
Her love, courage and zaniness live on in me. I carry her with me everywhere as I remember to live my life fully every day.
I don't want to sound like an ungrateful bitch but I feel the need to vent a little. I have cancer, so you will have to forgive me.
If you don't know what a mastectomy bra is, it's a bra with pockets to hold a breast prosthetic in place. They're sometimes called "pocketed" bras by the lingerie brands specializing in their design and fit.
On the morning of my 39th birthday, I was grateful for two things: my hair and my boobs. There were other things too, of course -- the way my son bur...
Last year, I spent my birthday recovering from a bilateral mastectomy. On a scale of 1-10, I would place that birthday squarely in the 1 category.