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.
Latest by PJ Hamel
Your body needs treatment, but so do your heart and mind. Here are some ways to regain (and maintain) emotional equilibrium despite the stress.
After a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis, keeping your life organized can help. Here are tips for handling your medical paperwork.
Worried about breast cancer? This guide will help you find all the information you need about potential symptoms and when to see a doctor.
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.