Susan was aghast. She had breast cancer. But she did everything right. She ate her fruits and vegetables. She went jogging every day. She even read her Bible devotional before going to bed every night. Her faith in a just God, who is fair and good was as strong as ever, but, still life just wasn’t fair. She cried as her husband held her lovingly, letting her know he would be with her every step of the way.Read More
Julie and her friend Cindy were watching an NFL game and shared the excitement over the pink shoes, pink towels and pink ribbons that were all over the TV set and on the football field.Read More Breast, Breast cancer, Breast cancer screening, Cancer, Mammography, October
That day at the Breast Center was a day Lilly will never forget.Read More Breast cancer, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Mammography, personal stories
In Hebrew, charity is tzedakah, which comes from the biblical word for justice. Giving charity is akin to doing justice and the Bible tells us that “justice, and only justice, you shall pursue”.Read More Bible, Breast, Breast cancer, Cancer, Kim Rowden Breast Cancer Memorial Fund, Rowden
“But it hurts! I won’t go!,” retorts Jill in her annual custom. “You’re only squeezed for seconds. It won’t hurt that bad,” comes the quick and customary reply.Read More Breast, Breast cancer, Breast cancer screening, Breast MRI, Cancer, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Magnetic resonance imaging, Mammography
For me, every day when I wake up is a good day. When my eyes open, I arise and I thank my Lord for the blessing of a beautiful and loving husband and the blessing of four healthy, intelligent, creative children.Read More American Cancer Society, BRCA mutation, Breast cancer, Cancer, Mutation
At first, your mind goes blank.
Then fear strikes as you think not of your health, but rather of your husband being the one to take care of your children. When the fear subsides, you think about you.Read More Breast, Breast cancer, Cancer, Health, Surgery, Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Jenny’s friend, Laura, was just diagnosed with breast cancer and before even seeing the breast surgical oncologist, Jenny told Laura to have her ovaries removed.Read More Angelina Jolie, BRCA, BRCA mutation, Breast, Breast cancer, Cancer, Ovarian cancer
The intimacy we experience as couples puts the big smile on our faces and the warm and fuzzy inside us.Read More Breast cancer, Cancer, Intimate relationship, Love, Physical intimacy, Sex life
I am alive today because of the American Cancer Society.
I believe in the American Cancer Society.
I am giving back and volunteering for the American Cancer Society.
As co-chair of the American Cancer Society’s Strides Against Breast Cancer, I am returning the efforts that the American Cancer Society exerted on my behalf.Read More American Cancer Society, Breast cancer, Cancer, Oncology