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My name is Michelle Allman (a.k.a. Lady Mea) - President/CEO of Karibbean Under One Magazine (KUOM), and I am a nine year Breast Cancer survivor. Allow me to share my thoughts….my pain….my story. Nine years ago, I heard the most frightening...
Strength training has strong-armed its way beyond the realm of bodybuilding. A growing body of research shows that working out with weights has health benefits beyond simply bulking up one's muscles and strengthening bones. Studies are finding that...
A new study suggests a less invasive breast cancer surgery is just as effective as more extensive surgery for certain patients. The sentinel procedure removes only the sentinel node: the first lymph node where the cancer would likely spread. The...
Daily American Staff WriterLocal surgeons are cautiously optimistic about a new study that finds that many women with early stage breast cancer do not need a procedure that has long been routine: Removal of all cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit. “This is a major change,&...
South Florida Sun-SentinelYvonne Gallimore, a 770-pound woman, has struggled against lymphedema for 17 years. About two weeks ago Gallimore was admitted to the hospital for a leg infection. Medical crews had to tear through a wall of her Section 8 apartment in order to transport...
Staff reporterA local woman, who lost her daughter to breast cancer, is now helping all women battling the disease. From her computer, Bonnie Julius is giving the ladies their identity back; that makes her this week's FOX43 "Your Hero." From wigs to massages,...
Tags: Chemotherapy, Breast Cancer, Breast, Health Treatments, WPMT
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelSix years later, WFTV-Ch. 9 anchor breast cancer survivor Vanessa Echols is sharing a picture of her hair loss after chemotherapy. “People say that was really bold. I say, ‘Thanks, but it's part of the journey' — the cold hard facts of...
"Am I going to die?" "Will I lose my hair?" "Will I ever be really well again?" These are among the questions that people newly diagnosed with breast cancer typically ask. To answer them and to smooth the intense emotional experience and complex...
Tags: Breast Cancer, Breast, Health Treatments, Anxiety, Chiropractors
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