Journaling: healing with words

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In this creative arts workshop, explore journaling as a healing outlet for expressing thoughts and feelings. Learn how writing can help you cope with a breast cancer experience, and, through a series of… Continue reading

Women wanted for breast cancer documentary

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Eleven Film and Sky One Television are producing a two part documentary series about breast cancer. The films are due to air at the end of June and will follow author Dawn Porter investigating her… Continue reading

What are the benefits of Soy?

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It is tough as breast cancer survivors to know what to do for the best. On the one hand, we are told by some researchers that dairy is the enemy, so we substitute… Continue reading

Helping children adjust to mother’s breast cancer

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For many women, losing their hair during cancer therapy is difficult enough. But the situation can be even harder for children who are shocked to see their mothers or female relatives  lose their… Continue reading

Link between cancer and depression

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Interesting article in ScienceNow magazine on the link between cancer and depression. Jennifer Couzin-Frankel writes:  ” It’s no surprise that a life-threatening disease such as cancer can make you depressed. But what if… Continue reading

Cancer-fighting fountain pen

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A research team at Northwestern University has demonstrated a tool that can precisely deliver tiny doses of drug-carrying nanomaterials to individual cells. The tool, called the Nanofountain Probe, functions in two different ways:… Continue reading

‘Farrah’s Story’ a tale of inner strength

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“When cancer intrudes on a placid life, the most important asset to have is an indomitable spirit. That is the lesson Farrah Fawcett learned over months of treatments, anguish and hope, and that… Continue reading

Living with a history of breast cancer

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Practical Tools for Living with a History of Breast Cancer This workshop given by Anita C. Broxson, MSN, RN, OCN, explores long-term survivorship and how a history of breast cancer may impact your… Continue reading

Music and Medicine Conference

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“Music and Medicine” is the topic of a one-day conference hosted by the Irish World Academy in association with the Graduate Medical School, University of Limerick on Saturday, June 6th. There is a… Continue reading

Free music at Sharing Hope.tv

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Thanks to the time and talent of some very generous artists, Sharinghope.tv, an initatitive of the American Cancer Society is able to provide a few tunes for you to use free of charge.… Continue reading