3 Apr

What Cancer Taught Me: Advice from a Survivor

By Caitlin M. Kiernan There is no question that a cancer diagnosis is life-altering.  I was never the same girl after my diagnosis. When I...
9 Mar

I Am Enjoying Every Day More and More

In 2006, I was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ in my right breast. My oncologist mentioned that it was triple negative breast cancer but gave...
8 Mar

Keep Smiling. Keep Dreaming.

 You often hear of people being diagnosed with cancer, but you never think it would happen to you. At 30-years-old and mother to my newborn Colin, I...
6 Mar

TNBC Taught Me to Put Myself First

I have known that I was susceptible to cancer for about a decade – I have the BRCA gene and my mother had a double mastectomy. But a Triple...
6 Mar

Surviving Breast Cancer and Everything Else That Life Throws My Way

In 2003, just 6 months after having my youngest daughter, Rebecca, I felt a lump in my right breast.  I was immediately alarmed and called my...
5 Mar

Breast Cancer Inspired Me to Go After My Dreams!

In March 2015, I was 36 years old and 32 weeks pregnant with my second child. At this point in my pregnancy, I was seeing my OB/GYN every two...
20 Feb

Metastatic Breast Cancer, Managing Nausea and Vomiting

Metastatic breast cancer, which is also referred to as stage IV breast cancer, is indicative of the fact that the cancer has spread to other organs...
7 Feb

Managing Nausea and Eating

Nausea and vomiting, two of the most uncomfortable possible side effects of chemotherapy, can be very disrupting to a patient’s daily life. In a...
31 Jan

Highlights from the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), an annual conference designed to provide state-of-the-art information on the experimental biology,...
24 Jan

Understanding and Managing Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Two of the most uncomfortable and disruptive side effects of chemotherapy can be nausea and vomiting. This is called CINV, or chemotherapy-induced...
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