Sometimes it is difficult to sift through what is fact and what is myth when it comes to #breastcancer. Your doctor is an excellent resource for all you need to know. Here are some great questions to ask at your next appointment: [ Mybreastcancertreatment.org Link ]
After being diagnosed with #breastcancer in 2007, Suzi and her oncologist decided to use the Oncotype DX test to determine whether chemotherapy would be a recommended treatment. The test yielded a low Recurrence Score of 8, which meant chemo would be of little benefit. Her low score result gave her piece of mind about the likelihood of the cancer returning. Read Suzie’s story. [ Ow.ly Link ]
A young mother considers herself to be lucky after being treated for #breastcancer three times. Lucky because she survived and can now help others through their healing journey be proactive and personal with support groups and a well-being blog. Read her story and how she helps other women feel empowered through vulnerable times.
Happy #InternationalWomensDay from us to you and your family and friends. Take a moment today to celebrate all of the women in your life - their courage, strength, and sense of community! LIKE & SHARE to #PassItOn Until Every Woman Knows!
A #breastcancer diagnosis can be a defining moment, but what else can you define yourself by? Fill in the blank in the comments below to inspire someone who may be going through a difficult time. I am defined by _____. #PassItOn
Carolyn, a #breastcancer survivor, took her mastectomy experience and turned them into a support community she named the IIIB Foundation – “three Bs” for Bosom Buddy Baskets. The foundation brings care baskets to women after their mastectomies so they know they are supported and not alone. [ Loudounnow.com Link ]
Penny was fearful upon learning of her #breastcancer diagnosis. She and her doctor turned to the Oncotype DX Breast Recurrence Score when formulating a treatment plan. Her low score of 13 allowed her to forgo chemotherapy and take back control of her life. Read her story: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Self-awareness of yours breasts can be a very valuable tool in the prevention of #breastcancer. Check out these recommendations and #PassItOn to your friends and family.
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Give your loved ones the knowledge of personalized #breastcancer treatment for Valentine’s Day. Visit MyBreastCancerTreatment.org for more information about Oncotype DX for breast cancer and #PassItOn!