Ten years ago, Sally Loughridge, who is a well-known Maine artist, had 33 days of radiation therapy for breast cancer. To get through it, she did what she knows best. After each treatment, she painted.
Since I found out I had DCIS five years ago, I have talked with many women who also have DCIS. It’s considered stage 0 breast cancer, but that doesn’t mean there are zero risks. This is my story.
Is a mammogram the best way to screen for breast cancer? Dr. Suzanne Hoekstra answers the question and more in this episode of the Catching Health Podcast.
An expressive arts therapist helps people grieve by creating art. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she used her art therapy tools to help herself.
Three common questions breast cancer specialist Dr. Tracey Weisberg gets from her patients. She shares the answers on the Catching Health blog.
Two questions one breast cancer specialist hears often — why did I get breast cancer and is there anything other than a mammogram that could have caught it sooner? We give some answers on the WCSH 6 Morning Report.
When Mary Moskowitz was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to take back as much control as she could. She shares her recipe for good health and for a tasty stir fry.
You may have seen some conflicting health news about soy and breast cancer. You shouldn’t eat soy if you’re at risk for breast cancer Soy can protect you against breast cancer What should you do if you have breast cancer or are at risk for developing it? Is it ok to eat soy products? The answer […]
When I was diagnosed with Stage 0 breast cancer in 2014, I met with a medical oncologist to discuss my family history. A few women on both sides of my family had died of breast cancer. My great grandmother, a great aunt, an aunt and a first cousin. My father died of lung cancer and […]
Ever since I was a young woman, I’ve been hyper-aware of my breasts. Not because there’s anything special or unique about them, but because when I was in my twenties, I discovered a lump. At the time, I was a radiation therapist at Maine Medical Center. I treated people with cancer, including women with breast […]