Shannen Doherty broke down after receiving the best news: she is in remission! The cancer survivor proudly shared an emotional message on her Instagram that will absolutely warm your heart!
Breast cancer can be a very scary thing! After all, about 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop the disease over the course of her lifetime, according to breastcancer.org! The good news? There ARE easy ways to prevent breast cancer and help substantially lower your risk.
There’s no question that breast cancer prevention begins with healthy habits. And while certain risk factors, such as family history, cannot be changed, you CAN make simple lifestyle choices that will help you avoid a breast cancer diagnosis. Limiting alcohol and staying physically active are just two of our seven ways to reduce your risk of the disease — read on for more!
The American Cancer Society shocked women worldwide when it announced new breast cancer screening guidelines on Oct. 20 suggesting that mammograms begin at 45 instead of 40. One of these women is Giuliana Rancic, a breast cancer survivor, and she is NOT happy.
Giuliana Rancic, 41, is able to call herself a breast cancer survivor because her case was caught early enough. But after the American Cancer Society issued new screening guidelines saying that earlier mammograms aren’t necessarily better, Giuliana found herself defending herself, her fellow survivors, and women around the world in an argument against the new recommendations. Get more info on the guidelines and see Giuliana’s response below.
Amy, 40, is truly a fighter and an inspiration. She appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ on Dec. 5 to tell viewers that she is feeling ‘really good’ after undergoing a double mastectomy for breast cancer and will begin chemotherapy treatments on Dec. 16.
Amy Robach shockingly announced on a live GMA segment on Nov. 11 that she’d be undergoing a double mastectomy for breast cancer on Nov. 14, after having an on-air mammogram on Oct. 1. The renowned journalist has shown incredible strength since then, and sat down for a new interview on GMA to say that she would be working through 16 weeks of chemotherapy to have “something to do” each day.
‘Giuliana Rancic is helping to take stigma away from the scary word mastectomy,’ says Dr. Cindy Bunin, Florida-based psychotherapist.
Dr. Cindy Bunin says she can relate to E!’s Giuliana Rancic and her tough decision to have a double mastectomy. She too was diagnosed with breast cancer while undergoing fertility treatments in her thirties.
So sad. Watch Bill & Giuliana discuss her battle with breast cancer in this emotional new interview.
Giuliana Rancic looked strong and composed Oct. 17 when she announced her breast cancer diagnosis on the Today show, but a new interview on E! reveals the pain she was working hard to conceal. “She was a lot stronger than I thought,” husband Bill Rancic says. “Up until this morning, anytime she even said the word ‘cancer,’ she would start crying.”
Can you get breast cancer if you’re under 40? Is it safe to have a baby after breast cancer? Two breast cancer docs answer YOUR questions!
When Giuliana Rancic went public with her breast cancer on Monday, October 17, on The Today Show, she wanted to help YOU. She was just 36 when she got a mammogram that detected her early stage breast cancer. So do you need a mammogram if there’s no history of breast cancer in your family like Giuliana?
After 12 years of trying to start a family, Jeanie Taddeo finally became pregnant with twins. But her happy news turned to heartbreak when she found out she had stage II invasive breast cancer.
What an incredible story! 8th grade Spanish teacher, Jeanie Taddeo and her husband Phil tried for 12 years to concieve a baby, but with no luck. Then finally, they discovered they were pregnant with twin girls, something an “ecstatic” Jeanie had only dreamed of. But her baby joy was soon diminished when she found a lump in her breast.
Not only was the birth of her daughter Sadie Grace “the best thing that has ever happened,” it helped Christina deal with her mastectomy scars.
“It was profound. It was profound pain,” Christina Applegate, 39, tells Ellen DeGeneres about her labor and delivery of daughter Sadie Grace. “And then that happens,” she adds, pointing to photo of her 3-week-old little girl. Christina battled breast cancer in 2008 and had a double mastectomy, a surgery she took very personally — until the birth of Sadie.
After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 and undergoing a double masectomy, Christina Appleagate’s new daughter Sadie Grace has given her a second chance at life: ‘She’s my beginning.’
Christina Applegate has had a rough few years — battling cancer and undergoing recontructive surgery after both of her breasts were removed. But now that terrible pain has gone away. And it is all thanks to one moment — giving birth to her beautiful daughter, 2-week-old Sadie Grace. “It’s just a miracle and you can’t explain it,” the new mom, 39, tells People. “She’s healed me in so many ways.”
Miracles come in small packages! Aleisha’s the youngest person ever diagnosed with breast cancer and a true survivor.
HollyMoms, this story will warm your hearts. Little Aleisha Hunter, now 4, became the youngest person in the world to be diagnosed with breast cancer – and she survived the disease at 3-years-old with her teddy bear Ash by her side! Not only did Aleisha make medical history, but she showed so much bravery throughout the entire ordeal – her story is an inspiration!
Look AND feel good like breast cancer survivor Kylie Minogue with these fab beauty products that suport the cause!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and so many companies are getting in on the cause! In addition to the amazing products available from Estee Lauder that I’ve already featured, here are some other fab beauty items that contribute to breast cancer research and causes:
Show your support and stay stylish with these items!
As if you ever needed a reason to shop, October is breast cancer awareness month and some of our favorite designers and brands are on board supporting the cause. So while you’re busy scooping up a pretty new purchase, a portion of the proceeds will go to benefit a variety of foundations and research. Even some of your fave celebs are showing their support with their style sense — Selena Gomez loves showing off her LOFT necklace and AnnaLynne McCord and Angelina Jolie are always rocking their Tkees.
The actress and beauty industry icon give us the scoop on this season’s efforts to raise awareness.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and leading the charge again is beauty industry giant Estee Lauder. I had a chance to sit with the lovely Evelyn Lauder and company spokesperson Elizabeth Hurley kicked off their month-long campaign at the Bloomingdale’s flagship, where I had a moment to interview them about the cause. Here’s what they had to say:
The Gossip Girl star’s colorful bag is a steal at just $10!
Always stylish Gossip Girl actress Kelly Rutherford was out in NYC on Sept. 28 with her 1-year-old daughter, Helena, when we spied a fantastic bag hanging off the side of her stroller. It’s the Limited-Edition Avon Crusade Tote designed by Marimekko — which Kelly is using as a diaper bag! The $10 tote is exclusively sold by Avon. For each tote sold, 100% of the net profits ($6.24) will be donated to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade charity.
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