40 Items Tagged

breast cancer

Why Some People Change Their Lives But Others Stay Stuck

Asha Mevlana faced a difficult choice. The decision she made ultimately would help her to rise to rock stardom, playing electric violin with some of...

David B. Feldman, PhD
August 15 2014

Walking 30 Minutes A Day Can Reduce The Risk Of Breast Cancer

Post-menopausal women who walk a mere 30 minutes per day are 10 percent less likely to get breast cancer, according to a wide-reaching study published...

August 11 2014

Why Birth Control Could Put You At Risk For Breast Cancer

In the past, studies have shown a very slight increased risk for breast cancer with the use of hormonal birth control, or none at all. Now, a study...

5 Things I Learned From Breast Cancer

I recently received an email asking for any insights or words of wisdom I could share regarding my journey through being diagnosed with and undergoing...

Hope Knosher
April 23 2014

I Did Everything Right And I Still Got Breast Cancer

I’d be lying if I told you that the minute I felt that lump under my arm, I knew it was cancer. Because I’d felt it several times and in fact, thought...

Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
March 28 2014

Up To Half Of All Breast Cancers Are Preventable: Study

In 2010, more than 200,000 women in the United States were diagnosed with breast cancer, and nearly 50,000 of them died from the disease. So, if you...

March 26 2014

Why Cancer Is Definitely Not A Gift

About nine months into recovery, I chuckled to myself when I thought about all of the people who had said (in different iterations) to me, “Cancer is...

Hollye Jacobs
March 17 2014

Why I'm Getting Rid Of My Reconstructed Breasts

When I was 17, one of my natural breasts was taken away from me, and the other was irreversibly altered. I was a breast-cancer patient, and just...

Stefanie DelPrete
December 24 2013

Why I Love Wheel Pose

When I first got serious about yoga, I would look at people doing wheel pose (sometimes called upward bow) and think, “That’s nice, but I won’t ever...

Hope Knosher
October 23 2013

3 Life Lessons Breast Cancer Taught Me

I was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer when I was 39 years old, then again with a recurrence last year at age 44. Before my initial diagnosis,...

Amy Curran Baker
October 17 2013

Burn Those Bras, Wellness Warriors!

During my weekly grocery run, I walked into my regular store and found myself surrounded with endless pink flowers; some came with balloons, others...

Kobi Kenzo
October 7 2013

12 Tips To Help You Prevent Breast Cancer

During 2013, a whopping 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed among women in the US; about 2,240 new cases are...

Manisha Ghei, M.D., LAc
October 1 2013

5 Ways To Heal Your Spirit After A Cancer Diagnosis

When I was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in April, 2011, I immediately hit the panic button. Not only was my body under attack, but I was an...

Florence Strang
September 27 2013

What Every Woman Needs To Know About Breast Health

Breasts are part of girlhood and womanhood. They give us happiness, anxiety, pleasure, and discomfort. They make us feel sexy or athletic or insecure....

Lara Devgan, M.D., MPH, FACS
September 21 2013

What A Breast Cancer Survivor Thinks About Angelina Jolie

I've had breast cancer three times. As a child, as a young adult, and as a married mother of two small children.

Stefanie DelPrete
May 28 2013

16 Ayurvedic Tips For Nurturing Breast Health

Angelina Jolie’s courageous op-ed article in the New York Times, in which she very eloquently expressed her decision to undergo an elective mastectomy...

Caroline Horan
May 20 2013

An 8-Step Plan For Preventing Breast Cancer

Angelina Jolie, in her op-ed column in The New York Times, disclosed that she had a prophylactic double mastectomy. Jolie is the carrier of the BRCA1...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
May 19 2013

5 Lessons Breast Cancer Taught Me About Living With Intention

While confronting a battle with breast cancer, my focus turned toward building a suit of armor and collecting all the tools necessary to end this...

Shira Kulok
March 11 2013

5 Things You Can Do Today to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month. At this point, I think it’s safe to say we’re all aware of breast cancer.

Meghan Telpner
October 23 2012

How Yoga Can Help Cancer Survivors

Our Wisconsin fall has been incredible and with October’s approach, I am again inundated with the gloriousness of our landscape dotted with breast...

Amy Annis
October 14 2012