All Entries For breast cancer


Inspiring Woman: Triathlete and Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor

Most young women don't think about breast cancer. Laurah, first diagnosed at age 22, does. Battling breast cancer changed her forever, shaped her career and inspired her fitness.
Posted 10/27/2011  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 48 comments   16,980 views
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From Dr. Birdie: What You Really Need to Know about Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Dr. Birdie tells you what you can--and can't--do to reduce your risk.
Posted 10/7/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Birdie Varnedore, M.D. : 37 comments   16,734 views
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Choose You Commitment: Commit to Putting Yourself First

Recently the American Cancer Society launched the Choose You Commitment program as a means to empower women to put their health first, especially when it comes to early detection.
Posted 10/23/2010  8:12:07 AM By: Nancy Howard : 43 comments   16,825 views
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'Exercise Helped Me Beat Breast Cancer'

Beth is a wife, mother, SparkPeople employee and breast cancer survivor who has an important--and inspirational--message to share about the healing power of exercise.
Posted 7/19/2010  6:17:37 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 97 comments   23,510 views
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Poll: Have You Walked or Run for a Cause?

Walking or running for a cause can be one of the most inspiring and life-changing events many of us can do to give back to our community.
Posted 10/21/2009  2:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 294 comments   14,139 views
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10 Lessons on Being a Girlfriend to Someone Going Through Cancer

How can you be a friend to someone going through cancer? In honor of National Breast Cancer Month, a friendship expert tells us how to be supportive.
Posted 10/29/2008  11:18:29 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 54 comments   20,695 views
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Renée Zellweger Gets Her Therapy at the Gym

Really, a celebrity who works out for reasons other than looking good? Believe it!
Posted 10/15/2008  10:25:38 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 44 comments   18,099 views
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Honoring Breast Cancer Month: Find an Affordable Mammogram

Don't let a lack of health care prohibit you from getting a life-saving mammogram. Find an affordable mammogram near you.
Posted 10/9/2008  8:04:30 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 39 comments   9,816 views
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Wear Your Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know your risk?
Posted 9/27/2008  5:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 51 comments   9,778 views
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In the News: Christina Applegate now Cancer-Free

Christina Applegate is now completely cancer-free, after a double mastectomy a few weeks ago, she announced yesterday.
Posted 8/20/2008  12:27:04 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 31 comments   6,906 views
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