Posts Tagged ‘Breast Cancer’

Breast Self Exam

Angelina Jolie’s breast cancer surgeon Dr. Kristi Funk demonstrates to the viewers of Home & Family how to perform a proper breast self exam. Read the rest of this entry »

Prophylactic Breast Dye Injection (PBDI): An Innovative Idea from the Pink Lotus Breast Center

Whenever women have an operation for breast cancer, surgeons routinely check the armpit to see if cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. This is called a sentinel lymph node biopsy. Read the rest of this entry »

Pink Lotus Breast Center First in the U.S. to Launch GE’s Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Pink Lotus Breast Center, a comprehensive and integrative breast center exclusively dedicated to the prevention, screening, Read the rest of this entry »

Divorced due to cancer?

I am curious to know, how many people get a divorce after the diagnosis of breast cancer. I know of several women, including myself, that found themselves single in the midst of all the turmoil Read the rest of this entry »

Early Detection: Uncompromising and Redefined

Most women do not look forward to their annual mammograms. After all, who wants to be reminded that there is a 1 in 8 chance that you might get breast cancer in your lifetime? Read the rest of this entry »

Does Cancer Change You?

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, you might have a fear of the word cancer and if it will change who you are. The questions that ran through my mind on the day I was diagnosed Read the rest of this entry »

My Cancer Journey Begins Now

So far, my cancer journey has been pretty easy. I’ve just gone to some appointments to meet with the members of my new healthcare team which includes a breast surgeon, oncologist and breast navigator Read the rest of this entry »

How To Tell Your Family And Friends You Have Breast Cancer

Is there really any “right” way to say, “Hey, I’ve got cancer?” I think not. However, it is a subject that must be dealt with and can be very emotional for the person relaying the news Read the rest of this entry »

Pink Lotus Breast Center To Integrate Electronic Brachytherapy Cancer Treatment

In a press release earlier this morning, Xoft, makers of electronic brachytherapy systems based upon miniaturized X-ray tube technology, announced the integration Read the rest of this entry »

Mastectomy Or Not…That Is The Question

It’s not like I go around flashing my bare breasts around for the world to see. For the most part, that part of my body is covered up with clothing and the appropriate Read the rest of this entry »

Scars Reveal What You Have Been Through But Also Where You Are Going!

Being a Stage Three Breast Cancer survivor reveals alot about myself. I still have not finished my surgeries after five years but am confident about the women that I am Read the rest of this entry »

Diagnosis Breast Cancer: A Young Patient’s Story

Sunday, May 23, at 6:13 p.m., at age 36, was the day that I learned that I have breast cancer. I became an official grown up at that very moment. I knew that this diagnosis could be a possibility, as the Read the rest of this entry »

If You Have To Have Breast Cancer, You Might As Well Be In Beverly Hills!

The Diagnosis (The first of “many” blogs about my journey with Stage 3 Breast Cancer)

First of all, I must say, I really didn’t want to blog about my battle with breast cancer Read the rest of this entry »

More Pinkwashing? Frito-Lay Encourages Women to “Be Fearless”

According to a recent press release, Frito-Lay and its brands now encourage women to “be fearless” and support awareness and Read the rest of this entry »

Sheryl Crow’s Ultimate Breast Cancer Prevention Guide

Sheryl Crow and I were recently invited to the Dr. Oz show. Because breast cancer can be such a complex topic, I was particularly excited when I found out Read the rest of this entry »