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We’ve all heard of the dreaded breast lump. An unknown or mysterious lump that appears on or around a woman’s breast is the most famous sign of a potential breast cancer diagnosis and should be reported to a healthcare specialist … Continue reading

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Receiving a positive breast cancer diagnosis can be immensely challenging. From weighing options like chemotherapy treatments or trying to decide if breast reconstruction surgery is right for you, these decisions can be overwhelming. This is as true for the loved … Continue reading

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We at Pink Ribbon Story Foundation have long preached about the value of storytelling. A breast cancer diagnosis can often be a terrifying, alienating proposition for anyone. We’re only human. It’s important for those who have walked a similar path … Continue reading

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Being dealt a positive breast cancer diagnosis can be a devastating blow. Your post-diagnoses period can often be a time of overwhelming sadness, confusion and hopelessness. But today, more than ever, there is also reason for optimism thanks to a … Continue reading

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“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.” ― Herman Melville Laughter can be used to help people in many different ways. Even the slightest of chuckles can brighten … Continue reading

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We may not know everything there is to know about breast cancer, but there are a few things that we do: it’s never convenient, doesn’t discriminate, and won’t wait for the “right” time, no matter who you are. A breast … Continue reading

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There’s an innate fear of the unknown. For breast cancer patients, not knowing what each day will bring or what the outcome of their breast cancer diagnosis is unnerving. Does the fear ever go away? With any type of cancer, … Continue reading

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“You are loved Don’t give up It’s just the weight of the world Don’t give up.” “You Are Loved (Don’t Give Up)” by Josh Groban Two words can change a person’s life forever, especially when those two words are breast … Continue reading

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Springtime gives us the opportunity to get outside and take better advantage of warmer weather before the humidity starts to kick in. With so many parks, trails, lakes, oceans, and walk-able cities at our disposal, what better time to start … Continue reading

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According to the American Cancer Society®, 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer over their lifetime. With breast cancer being the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women (besides skin cancer), the need for more education … Continue reading

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