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Advice for Patients with Hair Loss Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment

Advice for Patients with Hair Loss Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment

How to Deal with Hair Loss Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment Although hair loss caused by breast cancer treatment can be alarming, it’s a sign of hope. Hair loss shouldn’t be seen as a negative situation. Instead, it should be a reminder that you are curing yourself and ridding  your [...]

Advocates Talk about the Future of Breast Cancer Care

Advocates Talk about the Future of Breast Cancer Care

Advocates Talk about Their Hope for the Future of Breast Cancer Care Breast Cancer Answers Medical Director Dr. Jay Harness, spoke with Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Advocates Cheryl Jernigan and Dr. Sandra Finestone. At the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium,  they shared one of their biggest hopes for the future [...]

What Makes National Hair Centers of America Special?

What Makes National Hair Centers of America Special?

What Is Special About National Hair Centers of America? With so many options for hair restoration after chemotherapy, choosing a facility can be challenging. For breast cancer survivor Lisa Schneider-Cipriano, National Hair Centers provided a new found confidence through not only the medical wig provided, but through the “family-style” service she [...]

Survivor Wendy Hartley’s Breast Cancer Treatment Story

Survivor Wendy Hartley’s Breast Cancer Treatment Story

Survivor Wendy Hartley Shares Her Breast Cancer Treatment Story Survivor Wendy Hartley was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013.  She made the decision to have a double mastectomy not long after her diagnosis. For Wendy, the idea of undergoing chemotherapy treatment was unnerving.  She said, “It is one thing if [...]

Will I Need Chemotherapy Before Breast Cancer Surgery?

Will I Need Chemotherapy Before Breast Cancer Surgery?

Are There Benefits to Chemotherapy before Breast Cancer Surgery? It is common for people to receive chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery. This is called neoadjuvant chemotherapy. It was once believed that using chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery improved survival rates, but this has been found to be incorrect. The rates are [...]

What Are Chemotherapy’s Long-Term Effects on Breast Cancer Patients?

What Are Chemotherapy’s Long-Term Effects on Breast Cancer Patients?

Chemotherapy’s Long-Term Effects on Breast Cancer Patients. Breast cancer treatments can be tough on the body and chemotherapy treatment is no exception. Breast cancer patients and their physicians worry about how chemotherapy treatment will affect their body in the future. Although newly diagnosed patients know that undergoing chemotherapy might rid [...]