WARRIOR Challenge Accepted

By: Jessica Deumig Throughout my career in Advertising, Sales and Marketing, ‘managing expectations’ has always been one of the top required skills. Under-promise and over-deliver. And that’s all well and good in the professional sense, but how do you manage your own expectations? Especially when faced with something completely out of your control and unexpected…  When I was diagnosed with…

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Some would say I’m “special”. In 2018 I was diagnosed with a rare, 1 in 200,000 genetic mutation and syndrome.

By: Madison LeBlanc PTEN mutation means that my body doesn’t use it’s tumor suppressor gene or in my case of a complete deletion it just didn’t make it. When it comes to PTEN mutation we have 6 different types of cancer types we are likely to get and breast being our number one at 90%. We’re constantly under screenings to…

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It’s Not Just A Bra, It’s The Story Behind It!

By: Dana Donofree Diagnosed with breast cancer at 27, Dana Donofree founded AnaOno out of her own necessity and desire for pretty, sexy, beautiful lingerie. After a mastectomy with reconstruction, bras no longer fit her surgically altered body, and Dana was certain there must be more than just sports bras and camisoles. With a degree in fashion design from Savannah…

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Getting Your Life Back: How Does Cancer Rehabilitation Get Rid of Cancer Treatment Symptoms?

By Kelly Reed, PT, DPT, OnCS, CLT-LANA With the progression of treatment options and research, percentages of breast cancer survivorship are skyrocketing.  Of course, this is amazing! However, what many find is that cancer and its treatment can leave behind frustrating side effects. During and after breast cancer treatment or prophylactic surgery, 90% of women are left with at least…

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Elisa Krill-Jackson, M.D.

Breast Medical Oncologist, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Dr. Krill-Jackson is a board- certified hematologist and oncologist at Sylvester comprehensive cancer center. She completed her residency and internship at Brigham and women’s hospital in internal medicine. Her fellowship in medical oncology was done at Tufts medical center, and her hematology/oncology fellowship at the university of Miami/Jackson memorial hospital. Dr. Krill-Jackson has…

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My BRCA Life

By: Christina Pacitti I’m 34 and live in Edinburgh with my partner, our 2 kids and our dog. After my mum’s cousin passed away from ovarian cancer in 2015, the women on my maternal side were invited for genetic testing. After a negative result for both my mum and Nanna, I tested positive for the faulty BRCA1 gene. We then…

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