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LIVE Hangout on Air: Male Breast Cancer Survivors Speak Out

LIVE Hangout on Air: Male Breast Cancer Survivors Speak Out

Male Breast Cancer: Survivors Speak Out Dr. Jay Harness and male breast cancer survivors Bill Becker and Bret Miller speak out about male breast cancer in the clip below. Togethr, the three discuss their diagnosis stories, treatment strategies, and the latest news in the male breast cancer world. To learn [...]

Advocates Discuss Hopes for Breast Cancer Treatment in Ten Years

Advocates Discuss Hopes for Breast Cancer Treatment in Ten Years

What is your hope for breast cancer treatment in ten years? We asked advocates at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium this question. Their answers about what they wish for breast cancer treatments in ten years varied. From better outcomes and survival rates, to fewer diagnoses and less side effects, [...]

How to Stay Empowered As A Breast Cancer Patient

How to Stay Empowered As A Breast Cancer Patient

“My take-charge attitude said, that’s how I am going to get through this. I am just going to jump into action and do whatever I have to do to get past this cancer.” For Elyn Jacobs, empowerment came naturally. She had always had a take-charge attitude, and she let that drive [...]

How to Manage Stress After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

How to Manage Stress After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Stress is inevitable after a breast cancer diagnosis. What’s important is learning how to manage stress, says Dr. Gail Saltz. Stress management is a critical tool to have in your toolbox, both after diagnosis and during treatment. Exercise, says Dr. Saltz, is a great way to help manage stress. 30 [...]

Finding Your Bliss

Finding Your Bliss

During breast cancer treatment, it’s important to discover what makes you happy, says Mel Majoros, The Cancer Warrior. With so many negative emotions floating around during breast cancer treatment, Mel Majoros, The Cancer Warrior, recommends finding your bliss to counteract the negativity. Mel’s bliss included hockey, comedies, and finding a [...]

Why People Receive Chemotherapy Before Breast Cancer Surgery

Why People Receive Chemotherapy Before Breast Cancer Surgery

Why do people receive 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 chemo before surgery improved survival rates, but this has been found to be incorrect. The rates are essentially [...]