Category Archives: Inspirational Stories

What we can learn from Angelina Jolie Pitt

“I did not do this solely because I carry the BRCA1 gene mutation, and I want other women to hear this.…There is more than one way to deal with any health issue. The most important thing is to learn about … Continue reading

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Gratitude for Cancer?

This week’s blog post is a guest blog post by Marcia Donziger, Founder and Chief Mission Officer of MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation.  As a woman diagnosed at the age of 27 with Stage IIIc ovarian cancer, I went through a dark … Continue reading

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When men get breast cancer

To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this week’s guest blogger is Darrell Skaggs, a breast cancer survivor from Indiana. Darrell’s story reminds us that breast cancer affects us all and does not discriminate. I work in the Security/Safety department … Continue reading

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Living with Cancer & Raising Teenagers: 5 Questions for Authors Marc & Maya Silver

Marc and Maya Silver, a father-daughter duo, co-wrote the book My Parent Has Cancer and It Really Sucks. When Maya’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to collaborate with her father to provide an all-encompassing resource for families … Continue reading

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Blogging, a journal of experience

After I was initially diagnosed with infiltrating (invasive) breast cancer, I began searching out information. I mean, I had to think about it. I had to find out more, right? The doctor’s appointments were scheduled quickly, but it was still … Continue reading

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