For Breast Cancer Survivors, 'cured' Is Complicated

The national conversation in October is about raising money and awareness for a cure. But the cure means different things in different cases.       

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  • Letter: Living with Stage IV breast cancer
    Is it even going toward patients, survivors or research? Women are being diagnosed with breast cancer every day ... think that when our hair grows back our fight is over and we are "cured." Most strug...
    10/9/2018 - 4:51 pm | View Link
  • 3 Ways to Support Breast Cancer Survivors That Don't Involve Wearing Pink
    Most of us call these people "survivors," but there is no promise they will remain survivors. Cancer doesn’t just pack up and walk ... Most people think as soon as the treatment is over, that person i...
    10/9/2018 - 1:17 am | View Link
  • Healthy Outlook: Breast cancer by the numbers
    Most people have some personal connection to breast cancer, whether they know someone who has battled it or are themselves survivors ... may be less likely to be cured, according to the ...
    10/6/2018 - 6:08 pm | View Link
  • Not all breast cancer is curable, as the prevalence of pink would suggest
    The truth is that few of us who have walked this road — our hearts broken and our ears rung by the first c-word, which was “cancer” — ever got to hear the c-word we longed for: “Cured ... all breast c...
    10/4/2018 - 11:26 pm | View Link
  • A survivor's story: Mother and son reflect on her 2005 fight with breast cancer
    TL: It feels really, really good to be almost 13 years without cancer. My oncologist has declared me "cured." Of course I'm now 65, so I'm well aware there are no guarantees. But it's wonderful to put ...
    10/4/2018 - 12:27 am | View Link
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  • When Are You a Breast Cancer Survivor?
    For this reason, cancer survivorship is the newest frontier in managing cancer following treatment. Cancer rehabilitation is now making a difference for many people. A breast cancer herself, Harvard physician Julie Silver has created the Star program for cancer survivors. There are now many programs available throughout the United States.
    10/12/2018 - 9:53 am | View Website
  • Alternative Breast Cancer Survivors
    Alternative/Holistic Breast Cancer Survivors As pink ribbons pop up all over this month, I want to give special tribute to those breast cancer survivors that took a road less traveled. After being diagnosed with cancer, terrified patients turn to their doctors for guidance and reassurance that things will be okay.
    10/11/2018 - 8:21 am | View Website
  • Breast cancer survivor helping others in the fight |
    Breast cancer survivor helping others in the fight September 25, 2018 05:43 PM As we approach October, "Breast Cancer Awareness Month," many women are making plans to take part in the Komen Race for the Cure.
    09/25/2018 - 1:41 pm | View Website
  • CANCER IS CURED ??????????? | Cancer Survivors Network
    Even as much as 10 yrs. cancer is back and still related wth your Breast Cancer that you had before. I am high risk of mine returning and on arimidex for 5 years yet I am on the arimidex to keep the cancer from coming back so HOW CAN I BE CANCER FREE AND CURED.
    09/24/2018 - 3:05 am | View Website
  • But I Don't Even Like Pink, Says a Breast Cancer Survivor
    She also created community events to educate, encourage and empower people regarding cancer. Doris was the first Survivorship Community Outreach Liaison for her local cancer center. She is an advocate, educator and encourager on issues facing cancer survivors. Doris is a wife, mother, empty nester, survivor of life and lover of all things coffee.
    08/19/2018 - 10:07 am | View Website
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