It’s not just lumps you should be looking out for.
Learn what breast changes to look out for and how often to check.
In this True Life Story Breast Cancer, Jacqueline shares her experience of being diagnosed, treated, using radiation & chemotherapy and recovery
From how to deal with “why me” thoughts to handling fertility and egg freezing, these initial reactions show what a breast cancer diagnosis really feels like.
Whether joining support groups or simply taking time to grieve, here’s how these breast cancer patients coped each day.
Ice cream, chemo parties, and new friendships can make a major difference on your day to day.
From chemo brain to all that nausea, patients and survivors share their experiences.
You want to be there, but you’re not sure what to or say. Here, patients share what meant the most to them.
How does your sex life change during treatment, or after a mastectomy?
Breast cancer survivors share what it’s like to look in the mirror after surgery and treatment.
Whatever you do, don’t tell them to “smile.”
A “family history” can start with anyone.
It’s not just women who should be concerned.
Metastatic means breast cancer has spread to other parts of the body. Here’s what you need to know.
The key signs of metastatic breast cancer depend on where the cancer has spread.
“Amazing changes have happened in options for treatment for metastatic disease.”
Treatments for metastatic breast cancer have changed the game for many patients.
Here’s how to take care of your physical and emotional health while undergoing treatment for metastatic breast cancer.
Knowing your risk level dictates how often you’re screened or even treated for breast cancer.
Here’s who may benefit (and who won’t).
What an oncologist wants patients and caregivers to know about coping with advanced breast cancer symptoms.
You’re not in this alone: Here’s the team that will be with you every step of the way during metastatic breast cancer treatment.
“It’s a really promising time to have metastatic breast cancer.”
Don’t let these breast cancer surgery misconceptions stand in the way of getting the best treatment available.
Help avoid stiffness after surgery with this safe stretch.
For starters, sex is not off-limits during treatment.
Here’s why treating this type of breast cancer can be tricky.
Traditionally, only chemo has worked against this breast cancer subtype.
Receptors on breast cancer cells impact your treatment options.
Before choosing a therapy, doctors need to know what’s fueling the cancer.
Young women face unique decisions when choosing a cancer therapy.
An oncologist explains what makes this subtype unique.
Step 1: Make sure you have a medical team that supports you.
These therapies may bring on menopause during childbearing years.
Here’s how many days you should set aside for recovery.
Here’s how long recovery should take and what side effects you may experience.
Which you choose depends on many factors, including personal preference.
This approach may help some women cope after breast cancer surgery.
"We can make the breast look as normal as possible.”
Depending on your risk factors, there are different types to choose from.
“The goal of lumpectomy surgery is to take the cancer out and do the safest operation that we can."
Choosing a breast surgery is a completely personal decision.
This subtype accounts for 1 in 5 breast cancers in women.
This is the most common type of breast cancer.
Your best treatment options depend on the stage of cancer.
Thanks to screening, many breast cancers are found at an early, curable stage.
“Once you’ve had the 1st mammogram, the anxiety will lessen.”
You can’t guarantee prevention, but you *can* reduce your risk.
There’s no easy answer: It depends on your personal risk factors.
Is it safe to wear deodorant?
These tips will make your appointments easier (and more productive).
“Your family wants to help you through this in any way they can.”
Your ideal treatment depends on your subtype of breast cancer.
Targeted therapies have made this aggressive subtype highly treatable.
“Maintaining a positive outlook on this battle is important for your well-being.”
“There are different options that your employer may be able to offer you.”
Getting organized may help you cope with the emotions you’re feeling.
Kate talks with Melinda, Nikki, Mychal, and Autumn about their experience with online dating. The girls give their insights into sites like EHarmony,
Kate talks with Lana, Sylvia, Jenicia and Devlin about relationships and how the possibility of starting a family is often a source for stress.
In episode 2 of Girl Talk, Kate talks with Lana, Sylvia, Jenicia and Devlin about ways to relieve stress and anxiety. A few of their tips include exer
Many of us struggle with FOMO (fear of missing out). Psychiatrist Dr.Samuels discusses the stress experienced balancing time alone & time with friends
How to be confident? Psychiatrist Dr. Susan Samuels discusses how to build confidence and what to take in consideration to build confidence.
Modern relationships are changing. Our group of women discuss their experience with open relationships and give much needed relationship advice.
In this episode of Girl Talk, Kate talks with the girls about the pros and cons of plastic surgery.
In this episode of Girl Talk, the girls discuss outgrowing friends and when it is time to tell someone that you are no longer compatible.
In episode 4 of Girl Talk, Kate talks with Melinda, Nikki, Autumn, and Mychal about one night stands. Opinions vary but all the girls give their hones
Majority of the day we are glued to our social networks. A lot of people create a depression from comparing ourselves to those on social networks.
Those cold, metal duck lips are going WHERE?!
Hot flashes and skin changes and sleep issues, oh my!
Truth: Menopause symptoms are different for everyone.
In this video, Lori discusses her personal experience with finding out she was going through menopause.
In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains why even though you may have started menopause, you should still be taking birth control.
Long-term estrogen therapy is no longer recommended for the prevention of heart disease or osteoporosis. However, when used in the short term, estroge
While hormonal therapy is the best relief for treating hot flashes, many women have found success using non-hormonal therapies.
Three-quarters of women get hot flashes during menopause. Here's what you need to know.
What "the change" does (and doesn't) do to your body.
Osteoporosis is a chronic condition where bones become thinner and are more prone to breaking.
It can happen way earlier (or later!) than you might think.
Falling estrogen levels can cause vaginal dryness. Here's how to deal.
Here’s why you’re still burning up.
Your menopause status, demystified.
An endocrinologist shares the doctor-approved tricks that work.
If lifestyle tweaks don’t help, you still have options.
Menopause is a risk factor for these 3 health problems.
Low libido doesn’t have to be your new normal.
Um, there better be a good explanation for this torture.
Don’t let your uterus win this battle.
Think you know your flow? #5 will blow your mind.
We need to have a talk about “period poops.”
Periods: A pain in the … back?
“LOL bye.” —your tampon, probably
No flow? Before you panic (or celebrate), rule out these underlying conditions.
“And you thought I was bad before!” — Your period.
Who knew hormones had so much power?
Here are the perks of a reusable period product.
Dysmenorrhea is real—and has a real impact on your quality of life.
“Endometriosis pain is like a gut-wrenching bomb that goes off in your insides.”
What does this reproductive problem have to do with diabetes?
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