Breast Cancer Awareness Month Products That Fund Research – Footwear News

Breast Cancer Awareness is here and brands across the board are offering pink and ribbon-themed shoes and more products. To help you give back with your purchase, we’ve rounded up companies that offer gear from makers that donate a portion of the proceeds to various cancer research centers. Bookmark this page for future reference because … Read more

When a Screening Reveals Breast Cancer: The Next Steps

A cancer diagnosis can feel lonely, but breast cancer patients at Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute approach treatment backed by a team of specialists who ensure that care is tailored to their specific needs and desired outcomes. Such a multidisciplinary approach, the experts said, is the optimal way to guide patients from diagnosis through to survivorship. … Read more

17 Ways to Shop and Give Back During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Photographed by Irving Penn, Vogue, October 2017. From volunteering your time to donating, there are many ways to contribute and participate in Breast Cancer Awareness month. Some of our favorite brands—like Jimmy Choo and La Mer—are getting involved by donating profits from select products to charities that are making a difference. Organizations like the Breast … Read more

Yes, Men Get Breast Cancer. It’s Linked to This Gene Mutation.

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. While rare, men can get breast cancer too – about one in 800. Hartford HealthCare’s Jocelyn Maminta recently spoke with breast surgeon Dr. Valerie Brutus of the Cancer Institute and Breast Health Center at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in about the risk … Read more

Shawn Johnson Says TSA Agent “Groped” Her for Carrying Breast Milk

Although Shawn didn’t disclose where the alleged incident occurred, she posted an Instagram photo of herself having “the best time” at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas on Oct. 11. She also wrote that she was away from her family for less than 24 hours. In response to the gold medalist’s accusations, a … Read more

Treating Breast Cancer . . . And Avoiding Chemotherapy

With regular screenings and advances in the treatment of breast cancer, some patients avoid chemotherapy altogether. In a conversation with Hartford HealthCare’s Jocelyn Maminta, medical oncologist Dr. Richard Zelkowitz, regional medical director for the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute breast program at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, discussed the various treatment options based on the aggressiveness of … Read more

Shannen Doherty Shows ‘What Cancer Looks Like’ For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The actress — who announced last February that her breast cancer had returned — posted “truthful” photos of her journey and shared how she got through “what seemed impossible.” Shannen Doherty is giving an inside look into “what cancer” really “looks like.” The “Beverly Hills, 90210” alum — who has stage 4 breast cancer — … Read more

The best way to tell my daughter about my breast cancer? She needed truth.

Statistically, I had a 40 percent chance of survival. Until that moment, I’d accepted those odds as a death sentence. Her question, though, simple and direct, compelled me to make a clear and unequivocal decision: I would embrace my odds and hope for the best. “It’s true that some women die from breast cancer,” I … Read more