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Avoid These 3 Supplements Before Breast Cancer Surgery

November 30th 2021, 4:00pm


Certain over-the-counter supplements can make chemotherapy less effective or even be the reason a breast cancer surgery is delayed.

Expert Talks the Who, What and When of Breast Cancer Genetic Testing

November 24th 2021, 8:00pm


By understanding family history, an individual can better reveal their genetic breast cancer risk and whether or not they are a candidate for genetic testing.

The Pre-Thanksgiving Paradoxical Mammogram: Grateful for It All

November 24th 2021, 6:00pm


A breast cancer survivor describes the mixed bag of emotions she has about getting a routine mammogram the day before Thanksgiving, and how she remains joyous and thankful yet cautious and fearful.

Understanding Radiation Therapy as a Patient with Breast Cancer

November 23rd 2021, 8:00pm


Being informed and educated may help patients with breast cancer make a treatment decision and feel less afraid.

Cancer Isn’t Over After You Ring the Bell

November 20th 2021, 4:00pm


A caregiver and mother of a breast cancer survivor explains the common misunderstanding people have when asking how her daughter’s health post-treatment.

Breast Cancer Treatment Commercials Fail to Show the Reality of Metastatic Cancer

November 19th 2021, 6:00pm


A woman living with metastatic breast cancer explains why TV commercials depicting carefree, happy people do not reflect the reality of her experience. “My life and the lives of those affected by metastatic breast cancer is anything but normal. Too many of us are dying every day,” she writes.

Role of Patient Advocates in Metastatic Breast Cancer

November 19th 2021, 5:08pm


The panel provides closing thoughts on patient advocacy and advocacy activities.

Clinical Trial Considerations in Metastatic Breast Cancer

November 19th 2021, 5:04pm


Julie Larson, LCSW, provides insight into reasons for joining clinical trials, finding trials from peers, and trials for purposes other than cancer treatment.

In Sickness and in Health: When Both Partners Have Cancer

November 18th 2021, 4:00pm


On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, actress and comedian Jessica St. Clair and writer Dan O’Brien share their cancer stories and how they channeled their emotions through creativity.

Unpacking the Current Treatment Options for Metastatic Breast Cancer

November 17th 2021, 8:00pm


An expert explains what treatment strategies are available for patients with metastatic breast cancer, how far research has come and why patients shouldn’t lose hope.