In 2008, I became a family statistic; a breast cancer diagnosis meant I was the first member of a third generation of women in my father’s family who had been diagnosed in her late 30s or early 40s. Every female member of the past two generations had gotten “the Big C,” as they called it. [...]
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Casting for Recovery, a support and educational program for breast cancer survivors, announces a weekend retreat for women who live in North and South Carolina. Women of all ages and stages of breast cancer treatment and recovery are invited. There is not cost to the participants. Connect with other women; enjoy the beauty of the [...]
Duke Doctor Beats the Odds and Survives to Help Others Oncologist Neil Spector trained at top schools, cared for patients at leading medical centers and led a pharmaceutical industry team that developed breakthrough therapies for the treatment of breast cancer. Still, he believes in his heart and in his soul that his greatest life lessons [...]
Diagnosed in her third trimester of pregnancy, this Raleigh mother and her baby saved one another You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who can tell you when a good time to get cancer is, but we probably could all agree that being diagnosed when you’re 31 weeks pregnant is certainly less than ideal. Two [...]