Cancer survivors tell all: ‘I woke up from surgery missing a third of my right breast’
For someone who has never had to experience or endure breast cancer, it might be understandable that there are questions involved. Does a diagnosis typically come as a surprise, or do people often suspect that something feels not quite right?
Early signs of breast cancer: Do you know what to watch for?
Tens of thousands of women, and a smaller number of men, will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Here are some specific things to watch for, according to information from Cancer Treatment Centers of America and the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Breast tenderness. October is all about National Breast Cancer Awareness. Hungry Howie’s works throughout the month to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
From a booming ninja warrior gym to a cancer diagnosis, after a hunch something wasn’t right: One woman’s story
In January 2019, Karen Madaras and her business partner took a leap of faith -- or a powerful, ninja-warrior-style athletic jump, to be more accurate: They opened a themed gym in the Memorial area of Houston.
Cancer doesn’t quarantine: The importance of safe, uninterrupted chemotherapy during COVID-19
It was that her breast cancer defied isolation. Converging events propelled her to receive chemotherapy this spring at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, where enhanced safety measures continue to deliver uninterrupted cancer care in the face of COVID-19. Late that night, the physician contacted a colleague at Henry Ford’s Breast Cancer Program. In less than a week, Krygier met with the Henry Ford breast cancer team. As part of her plans to help others through cancer, Krygier offered some advice: Listen to yourself.