Ellen Reichman

Ellen was a teacher, drug/alcohol counselor and school counselor for 32 years. Always being fairly “unique,” she was diagnosed with a unique form of breast cancer — one tumor followed by two more malignant tumors – in 2007. Ellen and her husband, although native New Yorkers, have lived in Seattle for 41 years. They have two grown children, two grandchildren and two standard poodles.


Ode to Bras: A Poem

January 02, 2018

A poem reflecting on one survivor's feelings on bras.

Ten Years Since Cancer

September 07, 2017

It's been said that reaching the ten-year mark means you are home free. But are you?

Cancer and Relationships

June 26, 2017

When receiving a cancer diagnosis, more often than not, all relationships are impacted.

Healing After Cancer

March 30, 2017

How does one heal after a cancer diagnosis?