Hello and welcome to the Breast Cancer Coalition’s Blog, Coalition Voice.
June 20, 2023 was a noteworthy day for us at the Coalition, and for three researchers in our region. Our Breast Cancer research initiative Award Ceremony took place, culminating of a year-long series of events for our Research Committee.
When I first met the founders of the Breast Cancer Coalition back in 1999, the organization was just 1.5 years old. I was inspired by the vision of this small but determined group of women who first met around a kitchen table…
Everyone has their own way to recharge their inner batteries – to do something that makes them feel good physically and, in turn, emotionally… No matter what form of movement you prefer, there is abundant evidence to suggest that engaging in regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health.
Endometrial cancer – cancer of the lining of the uterus – is the most commonly diagnosed gynecologic cancer. It is also the most common form of uterine cancer, a disease found in more than 65,000 women in the United States in 2022.
It’s no secret that prescription medications are getting more expensive every year.
Merriam Webster defines a support group “…as a group of people with common experiences and concerns who provide emotional and moral support for one another.” Some research shows that participating in a support group improves quality of life.
What is Pink Washing? When a company or organization claims to care about breast cancer by promoting a pink ribbon product, but at the same time produces, manufactures and/or sells products that are linked to the disease.
In light of the recently updated breast cancer screening guidelines issued by the United States Preventive Services Task force, we at the Breast Cancer Coalition would like members of our community at large to understand the reasons we do not take a position on these guidelines.
While there are many other facts, and infinitely more lives impacted by this disease, we can begin this journey of a thousand miles with one small step. Or five.
The ultimate question was, “What causes metastasis?” Unfortunately, his answer wasn’t one we were happy to hear. He said it’s essentially a numbers game. With 30 trillion cells in our bodies, it only takes one cell that has the opportunity to change – and that change in vascular architecture can cause cancer.