CURE's Top 5 Stories: August 2019


Here are the top five CURE stories for August 2019.

Here are the top five CURE stories for August 2019.

5. Surviving Cancer Has Taught Me to Be Present

In this Share Your Story piece, reader Roberta Lombardi talks about how cancer has made her realize how much of life she let slip by while trying to be in control, and that there is peace in letting that go.

4. Breast Implant-Associated Cancer: What You Need to Know

After the recent FDA-requested recall of certain breast implants given their association with cancer, we spoke with a lymphoma expert about implant removal, reconstruction and the signs of anaplastic large cell lymphoma in this story.

3. Newly Diagnosed? An Expert Offers Advice

We sat down with Elizabeth Franklin, the executive director of the Cancer Policy Institute at the Cancer Support Community, who offered some candid advice for individuals who may be facing a new cancer diagnosis in this interview.

2. Back in Circulation from Lymphedema

Several new surgical options can help reverse or prevent lymphedema by keeping lymph fluid moving through the body. Learn more about them in this feature from our Summer issue.

1. Breaking Free From the ‘Cancer Victim’ Mentality

After a cancer diagnosis, a person's identity may change. Here, contributor Bonnie Annis discusses how familiar cancer terminology such as "patient," "survivor," or even "victim” can form a lasting positive or negative impact on a person's life.

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