Friday, May 06, 2016
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Tom Brown

Tom Brown, Health Guide

Breast Cancer Husband, Author

The Shock of Diagnosis and Stress of Fighting Breast Cancer: A Husband's Emotional Response

"The tumor is malignant..."


"You have breast cancer..."


"I am sorry but..." Whatever the phrase that was used to tell your loved one that she has breast cancer, it is a tremendous shock. Both the patient and the caregiver will have all sorts of emotional reactions throughout the treatment... Read moreChevron

Jacki Donaldson

Jacki Donaldson, Health Guide

Journalist, Blogger

LIVESTRONG Presidential Cancer Forum: Day Two Review - Brownback and Huckabee

Only two Republican candidates participated in Tuesday's Livestrong Presidential Cancer Forum. I thought four was a poor showing for the Democrats on Monday. But two? I had a hard time mustering the interest to watch this disappointing show of support for a... Read moreChevron

Traci Mulder

Traci Mulder, Health Guide

Registered Nurse, Mother

The Adoption Option After Breast Cancer

From the very beginning of this breast cancer journey, my husband and I always knew that adoption was a possibility we were very much open to. After our attempt at surrogacy failed, it was now time to start looking into this option. But, the more we looked, the more discouraged we became.


Every program we researched cost what... Read moreChevron

Beth Brophy

Beth Brophy, Health Guide

Journalist, Survivor - Active 2005 to 2007

Breast Cancer and Yoga


Marcie Pruett, 39, of San Diego, California has been battling breast cancer for the past three years. After two surgeries, two cycles of... Read moreChevron

Luis A. Diaz, MD

Luis A. Diaz, MD, Health Guide

Professor, Johns Hopkins

A Doctor's Read on the New Chemo Brain Treatment Study

Chemo brain, also known as cognitive impairment from chemotherapy, is a term frequently used by breast cancer patients and survivors to describe memory slips and general brain fog thought to be an after-effect of chemotherapy. In recent... Read moreChevron