The moment my doctor told me, I went silent. My mum and dad were with me. Then we all fell to pieces.
I am joining the more than 200,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. We are a testament to the importance of early detection and new treatments … I am inspired by the brave women who have faced this battle before me and grateful for the support of family and friends.
Having had cancer, one important thing to know is you’re still the same person at the end. You’re stripped down to near zero. But most people come out the other end feeling more like themselves than ever before.
She had breast cancer. No one said she shouldn’t run for governor.
Part of Breast Cancer Care’s work is to make sure everyone in the UK is breast aware throughout their adult lives
I don’t think makeup is rocket science or a cure for cancer.
I have been unexpectedly confronted with my own mortality as I was told that I had cancer.
I have friends who are going through chemotherapy, and they make the darkest, most hideous cancer jokes you’ve ever heard.
I think that it is our intention to deny cancer any control over us.
People used to say everyone knows someone who’s had breast cancer. In the past few weeks, I’ve learned something else: Everyone has someone close to them who has had breast cancer.
-Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Well even before she was diagnosed with the cancer, I would have said that she was a lot tougher than me and most guys would probably say that about their wives and it’s probably true in most cases.
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month reminds us all that when it comes to breast cancer, the difference between life and death for many women can be measured in a commitment to mammograms, self-exams, and regular doctor visits.
Breast cancer has touched a lot of people in this locker room, and cancer has touched everybody in here. This is just a small gesture that we can do as hockey players just to bring a little more attention to it.
Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram.
My cancer scare changed my life. I’m grateful for every new, healthy day I have. It has helped me prioritize my life.
People should be afraid of the cancer, not the mammogram.