| Feb 8, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Educational Series July through December 2013
Please join us for these free classes designed to improve your cancer journey.
We do ask that you pre-register as space is limited--really!
To register, call 574.287.4197 and tell us what you would like to...
| Jan 21, 2013
Sue Callison credits her sister with saving her life.
"I remember thinking that she probably had breast cancer at my age because when she was diagnosed, she was so far advanced," says Callison, recalling the test she took when she was 37 years old....
| Oct 8, 2010
| 2:28 PM
My name is Michelle Allman (a.k.a. Lady Mea) - President/CEO of Karibbean Under One Magazine (KUOM), and I am a nine year Breast Cancer survivor. Allow me to share my thoughts….my pain….my story. Nine years ago, I heard the most frightening...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 7:43 PM
"Am I going to die?" "Will I lose my hair?" "Will I ever be really well again?"
These are among the questions that people newly diagnosed with breast cancer typically ask. To answer them and to smooth the intense emotional experience and complex...
| Oct 19, 2009
Massage has healing powers--both physical and emotional--for breast cancer patients. Though it can't slow or reverse the progression of cancer, it has proven effects of reducing discomfort and leveling mood swings in women, reducing fatigue and pumping up...
| Oct 12, 2009
Breast cancer survivors have traditionally been discouraged from everyday lifting such as carrying around their children or toting groceries. However, pumping up, often feared by women following breast cancer surgery, may be just what they need....
| May 22, 2012
| 2:01 PM
ELKHART - Center for Hospice Care is conducting a Summer Grief Forum, a series of educationally focused sessions featuring speakers who will share important information and answer questions. Each session is from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Monday, July 15 ...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 10:58 AM
A new study suggests a less invasive breast cancer surgery is just as effective as more extensive surgery for certain patients. The sentinel procedure removes only the sentinel node: the first lymph node where the cancer would likely spread.
| Feb 13, 2011
Strength training has strong-armed its way beyond the realm of bodybuilding.
A growing body of research shows that working out with weights has health benefits beyond simply bulking up one's muscles and strengthening bones. Studies are finding that...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Local surgeons are cautiously optimistic about a new study that finds that many women with early stage breast cancer do not need a procedure that has long been routine: Removal of all cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit.
“This is a major change,&...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:57 AM
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 1999 at age 27. At the time, I had a 1 1/2-year-old daughter, Amber. I had no family history of breast cancer.
After having a clean bill of health from a physical two weeks before, I found a large lump...