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Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

“Together We Are Stronger than the Disease”: A Major Report on Metastatic Breast Cancer

In December 1997, I visited with my aunt, a seven-year breast cancer survivor.  In March of 1998, she died from breast cancer that had spread throughout her body.  I traveled to her funeral, delaying my own appointment with a breast surgeon who was treating me for an apparent infection.  Returning... Read moreChevron

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

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Author, breast cancer survivor

RA and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

Women with RA (rheumatoid arthritis) may experience a range of challenges when it comes to breast health. From breast cancer risk to mammograms and other screening tools, we offer FAQS helpful to any woman with RA, or other autoimmune condition. Thanks to Lene Andersen on our Read moreChevron

Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

A Story Half Told: What Do You Know about Metastatic Breast Cancer?

Considering that it kills about 40,000 people in the United States every year, remarkably little is known about metastatic breast cancer (MBC).  About 1 in 3 of the women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer will progress to have it, or is that 1 in 5?  Estimates on how many women are currently... Read moreChevron

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

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Author, breast cancer survivor

The Cancer Journey: 10 Ways Friends and Family Can Help

Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings this agonizing disease front and center. Many of us know (and love) a woman with breast cancer; what are the best things you can do or say to help her through it?

 

1. Listen more than you speak.

Don’t clam up like you’ve just stepped into... Read moreChevron

JHo

JHo, Editor

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Multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs

5 Worst Bra Mistakes You’re Making

You probably don’t think twice when it comes to buying and  wearing bras. However, the truth is that many women make mistakes with their bras that can be detrimental to their health. Read on to see whether you’re making any of these mistakes and what to do to fix them.

 

You choose your bra by cup... Read moreChevron

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