Lessons from a 10-Year Breast Cancer Survivor to Those Newly Diagnosed

By Posted on Leave a comment on Lessons from a 10-Year Breast Cancer Survivor to Those Newly Diagnosed

You’ve just been diagnosed with breast cancer, and you are numb and scared. Your world just turned upside-down. Let me help you set it right. I am a 10-year survivor, diagnosed on August 6, 2009. I was in your shoes, shocked, freaked and a little ashamed that I’d allowed my health to get away from me. I am a control freak in so many parts of my life. Yet, my world now felt out of control.

Read more… “Lessons from a 10-Year Breast Cancer Survivor to Those Newly Diagnosed”

AICR Launches New Holiday Card Program to Support Cancer Research and Education

By Posted on Leave a comment on AICR Launches New Holiday Card Program to Support Cancer Research and Education

AICR is proud to announce the launch of our new greeting card collection. This exclusive assortment of personalized and custom greeting cards includes both religious and non-denominational seasonal designs to help you spread the message of holiday cheer while supporting the life-saving mission of AICR.

Read more… “AICR Launches New Holiday Card Program to Support Cancer Research and Education”

Incorporating Physical Activity into Your Life During Treatment for Breast Cancer

By Posted on Leave a comment on Incorporating Physical Activity into Your Life During Treatment for Breast Cancer

From reducing the risk of developing cancer to reducing side effects from cancer treatment, research shows the benefits of exercise across the cancer continuum. Even after completion of treatment, exercise can aid in improving and restoring health into survivorship. AICR has funded several studies looking into the role of exercise during breast cancer treatment and survivorship.

For breast cancer awareness month, clinical dietitian and specialist in oncology nutrition, Angela Hummel, writes about the advice she gives to her patients about physical activity and its impact on breast cancer.

Read more… “Incorporating Physical Activity into Your Life During Treatment for Breast Cancer”