There are a number of wonderful organizations out there that advocate for breast cancer awareness. In fact, these organizations have done so well; it’s hard to find someone these days who doesn’t know what breast cancer is. Pink has become the universal color for breast cancer. The whole month of October is now dedicated to […]
Metastatic breast cancer, or advanced breast cancer, is cancer that has spread from the breast to the lymph nodes or other organs, including bone, brain, lungs, and liver. Most women with this diagnosis have already completed treatment for stage I, II, or III breast cancer. Unlike other forms of cancer, metastatic breast cancer is chronic […]
More often than not, cancer treatments like chemotherapy cause hair loss. Some women lose all their hair during chemotherapy, while others may experience thinning. Hair loss isn’t exclusively along the scalp; it can also occur on the face, including the loss of eyebrows or eyelashes.
If you receive a call from your doctor saying you should consider a mastectomy, to remove a cancerous breast or to prevent the possibility of breast cancer, it can leave you feeling shocked and overwhelmed. Beyond the trauma of receiving a mastectomy recommendation, there are several different options for mastectomies.
Given the extent of breast cancer among men and women, it’s likely that you or someone you know has battled breast cancer at some point in his or her life. Ironically, most people still don’t know the basics of breast cancer, including what it is, what causes it, or how to check for it, […]