Living Flat Outloud

By: Rocki Adams I am truly happy being flat and am an advocate for aesthetic flat closure, but had I not stopped having mammograms, I would probably still have my breasts – or at least part of them. To understand why I stopped, which I absolutely do NOT recommend, here’s a brief back story… For almost 20 years now I…

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Dr. Sophia George, PhD

Dr. Sophia George, PhD is Associate Professor in the Division of Gynecological Oncology within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine and a member of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Sophia George, PhD is a molecular geneticist graduate from the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dr. George then did post-doctoral training in…

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Liv and Let

By: Lauren Lopriore In September of 2014, at the end of a yoga class, I found a lump under my arm and on my right breast. After feeling the lump for a few days, I made an appointment with my gynecologist. At the office, I was given an exam by a nurse practitioner who said I was “too young and…

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BRCASTRONG WELCOMES BAPTIST HEALTH’S MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE AS 2021 SPONSOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 17, 2021 BRCAStrong is excited to announce Baptist Health’s Miami Cancer Institute as a 2021 Bronze sponsor. Baptist Health’s sponsorship of BRCAStrong will help supply 16 previvors, survivors and thrivers with much needed support as they battle breast cancer, ovarian cancer and/or hereditary cancer dispositions. “I have been fortunate to work with Tracy for several…

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Dr. Anjali Malik Empowering Through Education & Advocacy

Dr. Anjali Malik is a breast imaging and intervention radiologist at Washington Radiology, where she sees patients across 7 locations in the DMV region. She interprets multiple modalities of radiologic imaging, detects and diagnoses breast and thyroid cancer, and works closely with physicians across multiple specialties to offer the best care for her patients. She actively advocates for women’s and…

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BRCA2MAMA

My BRCA journey began when I was 28. My mom had had breast cancer when I was 19 and she and one of my siblings had already tested positive for BRCA2. I am a huge baby and scared of blood tests so when I was 28 and I learned from my mom’s oncologist that there was a spit test, I…

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Highly Uncomfortable with Hannah

By: Hannah Davenport Hi, I’m Hannah! I’m a married 30-something with an incredible two-year-old who calls me Momma. I also happen to be a BRCA1 previvor. What does “previvor” mean? “Previvor” describes someone who has a predisposition to cancer (such as a diagnosed BRCA gene mutation) and has not yet had a cancer diagnosis. There are hundreds of known genetic…

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Collaborative effort helps women with breast and ovarian cancer. Channel 10 News

A local grassroots breast and ovarian cancer support group is now joining forces with two other organizations to help women dealing with these conditions. Tracy Milgram, founder of BRCA-Strong, has collaborated with the groups Brazen Bosom and Warrior to create care packages for women in financial need. “One thing I learned through my own personal journey is having things available…

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