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Committed to Community (July 7, 2014)

One ovarian cancer survivor shares her personal and public journey. Dee Sparacio Hightstown, New Jersey Dee Sparacio is a scientist. She is also a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a teacher—and an ovarian... Continue Reading

Sharing the News (June 30, 2014)

Tips for communicating genetic information to family members Genetic counselor Megan Myers says that “positive genetictest results can be lifesaving information for family members. Making your relatives... Continue Reading

Personal Perspecive: A Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story of Genetic Testing (June 30, 2014)

Barri Babow Barri Babow was not surprised to learn that she had cancer. Describing her reaction to a 2010 diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer, the Sacramento, California, tech industry program manager... Continue Reading

The Stories We Tell: Women, Cancer, and Social Media (June 23, 2014)

In this age of online communication, social media plays a bigger role in many women’s journeys. By Mia James Since its inception the Internet has played a role in healthcare. But what started as primarily... Continue Reading

Ask a Question, Change a Relationship (May 27, 2014)

By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM When you think of an important relationship in your life, do you recognize it as a living entity that is affected by the choices you make? From choosing to be... Continue Reading

Stress and Heart Health (May 27, 2014)

By the American Heart Association When you have an unexpected bill, a dead car battery, or family trouble on your hands, are you like a cartoon character with steam shooting out of your ears? Or are you... Continue Reading

Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care: Acupressure (May 12, 2014)

An ongoing series highlighting complementary therapies, adapted from The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer CareBy Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD, Chief, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial... Continue Reading

The Truth about Bone Health (May 12, 2014)

What really matters when it comes to strong bones? By Mia James Healthy bones are a fundamental part of living and aging well. By keeping our bones strong, we decrease our chance of fractures and are able... Continue Reading

Sweet Cravings (May 12, 2014)

Gluten-free baking star Kyra Bussanich shares her story and delicious recipes from her new cookbook. By Diana Price Photos by Leela Cyd For those of us with a sweet tooth, it might be hard to top the sensory... Continue Reading

Survivors Shine (May 12, 2014)

Businesses launched in the wake of a cancer diagnosis to serve other patients inspire the founders and their customers. By Diana Price Alloro Collection Christine Irvin and Laurel Kamen As Laurel Kamen... Continue Reading

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