Tag Archives: breast cancer

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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There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal — especially one to help a friend!

Have you ever wanted to help a friend living with cancer but weren’t sure how? MealTrain.com SM is a free, easy to use online calendar that allows caregivers and friends to schedule and organize the delivery of home-cooked meals to … Continue reading

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In recognition of breast cancer awareness month

Each year, 1 in 8 U.S. women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and about 1 in 1000 U.S. men are diagnosed. During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we want to ensure that everyone touched by cancer knows about all of … Continue reading

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What happens when you wait to have breast reconstruction following mastectomy?

by Hannah Leatherbury, Education Contributor Perhaps you or someone you know has gotten one of the 78,000 mastectomies that are performed every year in the United States as part of a breast cancer treatment plan. Were you, or your loved … Continue reading

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