Besides the Lumps

The most common sign of breast cancer is a new, painless lump with irregular edges. For this reason, self-breast examinations have long been touted as a good way to catch breast cancer early. While self-exams are still a good idea, some cancers do not present as lumps or the lump is painful or uncharacteristically symmetrical. […]

Sorry For Your Loss

As a society, we are largely uninformed about pregnancy loss. We think of it as a rare occurrence-something that is unlikely to happen to us or someone we love. The truth is that the rate of miscarriage in the U.S. is not as uncommon as you might think, and the reasons for miscarriage are usually […]

Stop In The Name of Life

In the U.S., breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women with a one in eight chance of getting the disease. As prevalent as it is, the survival rate of breast cancer itself is high. Most breast cancer patients don’t die from the primary tumor but from the spread of cancer cells […]