Living with Breast Cancer

What Should I Do after Being Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer?

What Should I Do after Being Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer?

What to Do after You Are Diagnosed with Breast Cancer According to President and Founder of BreastCancer.org Marisa Weiss, the best thing you can do as a newly diagnosed patient is to understand the unique nature of your breast cancer situation. Understanding your breast cancer will allow you to make your […]

Will Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Affect My Menstrual Cycle?

Will Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Affect My Menstrual Cycle?

Does Chemotherapy Affect My Menstrual Cycle? Women who have undergone chemotherapy treatment have often experienced interruptions in their menstrual cycle. This has left patients wondering if chemotherapy treatment is the cause of their unusual cycle pattern. Concerned women have asked, “Is my irregular menstrual cycle normal? Is this caused by […]

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 […]

The Effects of Breast Cancer on Intimacy

The Effects of Breast Cancer on Intimacy

What Are the Effects of Breast Cancer on Intimacy? Breast cancer has many side effects and they aren’t all physical. The side effects of breast cancer can be emotional too, impacting not only ourselves, but our relationships. Breast cancer often affects intimacy between couples struggling with the hardship of breast […]