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Samantha Harris's Battle With Breast Cancer: Know Your Body, Protect Your Health

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

I have learned from the many brilliant women I have spoken with that this diagnosis -- any diagnosis -- is painful. However, Samantha credits so much of her own strength getting through this time to the network of survivors she met.

The 'Breast Cancer Gene': Knowledge Is Power

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 05.10.2015 | Impact
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

For Jessica, her mother's death will always be the turning point in her life. But the knowledge of her likelihood to develop breast or ovarian cancer does not rule her, you can just tell. I sensed no overwhelming fear in her voice, no lack of self-awareness.

Jason Katims, Breast Cancer and the Get In Touch Foundation

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 05.09.2015 | Impact
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

The Get in Touch Foundation is awarding it's first ever Jean Stapleton Award to Jason Katims this year in honor of his depiction of breast cancer on his show Parenthood (anyone with a beating heart will understand how emotionally poignant this show is).

Women Changing the Way We Think About Our Boobs: Dr. Nalini Chilkov and Dr. Kristi Funk

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 05.14.2014 | Impact
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

After her mother was diagnosed with cancer three times, and her father twice, Dr. Nalini Chilkov found herself on the road to helping patients like both of her patients. Thirty years later, she is on the forefront of a new type of cancer care.

Women Changing the Way We Think About Our Boobs: Angelique Pitney

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

For so many women affected by breast cancer, like Angelique, it all comes back to daughters. The next generation. The group of young women, like myself, who have a whole other world of resources and therefore hopefully a whole other world of hope to live cancer free.

Women Changing the Way We Think About Our Boobs: Mary Ann Wasil

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 05.10.2014 | Impact
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

At 39-years-old, Mary Ann was a mother of three and found a lump on her breast. After her diagnosis, she required immediate chemotherapy. How does a woman like herself end up with an organization that not only empowers women, but is changing the way we think about breast health?