PJ HamelPatient Expert
PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease. She manages a large and active online survivor support network based at her local hospital and shares her wisdom and experience with the greater community via HealthCentral.com.
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You should feel great about making it through your breast cancer treatments, but as a survivor you'll also have to stay on guard for these other conditions.
Even if you're following non-dairy, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, or no-added-sugar diets, you'll enjoy this smooth, creamy ice cream made with bananas.
We all want to eat healthier — but who has the time? Enjoy these fast, easy, and delicious recipes.
Fiber helps lower cholesterol and blood sugar, and is key to good digestion. Yet most Americans get far from the recomended daily amount.
Some breast cancer survivors can put fears of recurrence out of their minds, while others think about it every day. Which kind are you?
As a mother, battling breast cancer is an overwhelming experience. Your very worst fear – deserting your children – becomes an all-too-real possibility.
A lung cancer diagnosis can be one of the hardest things you’ll ever deal with. Here’s how to take control.
Many of us know a woman with breast cancer, but do you know the best things you can do or say to help her through it? Here are 10 ways you can help.
Someone you love has metastatic breast cancer, and it's time to say goodbye. Follow this advice for working through your emotions and being there at the end.