Will cancer change your holiday table this year? Sometimes it seems that cancer means CAN’T--can’t travel, can’t cook, can’t get over a loss. Whether you are the patient or the relative, breast cancer may affect your holidays, so think ahead about the best ways to cope.
Can’t travel? All over the... Read more
Holiday season is upon us. We will be gathering with family and friends we haven’t seen in a while. Someone will have had a crisis since you have last been together. If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer recently, that person in crisis is you. You may not know what to say about your illness. Your family... Read more
“You won the scholarship!”
“Will you marry me?”
“You have cancer.”
A word can change your life. One minute college seems impossible; then you find out you won a full scholarship. A word of love joins two lives together. The word “cancer” turns your dreams... Read more
Breast cancer is a tricky beast. Over 90% of the women diagnosed with stage I or II breast cancer will survive five years. We celebrate their survival with pink ribbons and balloons every October, but some people feel left out of the celebration. They will be in treatment the rest of their lives for metastatic breast cancer... Read more
Joyce Watkins King has a story to tell. It’s not the usual breast cancer story. In fact, her story illustrates why pink October’s message of early detection is more complicated than it sounds.
In late February 2012, Joyce, an artist in Raleigh, North Carolina, noticed a sore, moveable lump under... Read more