by Brandi Savitt - October 4th, 2012
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Last month I lost my brave and beautiful mother to breast cancer. I remember standing at my bedroom window in Brooklyn almost five years ago staring out over my neighbors' gardens when she told me the news over the phone. The doctors already knew that the cancer had spread to her lymph nodes. After her surgery, they confirmed that she had stage three estrogen/progesterone positive breast cancer, and there was a 70% of her cancer returning/spreading to a distant location in her body - even after chemo, radiation and hormone therapy. Three years later, it did…
What Are the Odds?
1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer within their lifetime, and these odds seem to be getting worse - not better. Breast cancer can happen at any age, at anytime, to any woman. And while the medical community strives to make advancements in treatment, the reality is that our best defense as women is a strongRead More »from Invest in Your Health