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Cancer is Crap: The Restorative Powers of Veal Scallopini

Rethink is proud to republish the original blog posts of Leanne Coppen first featured by Chatelaine. Leanne passed away in 2011 from metastatic breast...

5 Things You Need To Know About Ports

By Lisa Hannam We all know that chemo and radiation are related to a breast cancer diagnosis but there are some things you probably haven’t...

#YWBC: Devorah

Name: Devorah Salsberg Age: 44 Occupation: High School Teacher Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 44 Breast cancer type: Hormone Negative, Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Breast cancer stage: Stage 2, Grade...

My Unique Breast Cancer Story

By Maja Adolfo-Piwek My story is not like everyone else’s. Not because I have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer at 39. Not because I have...

What You Need To Know About Disclosure In The Workplace

Have you ever wondered what you are obligated to disclose to an employer when you are sick, need an accommodation or take a leave?...

My Pregnancy Saved My Life

By Samantha Chinn I remember sitting in the small room waiting for the doctor to come in. I was nervous but didn’t think anything was wrong. The...

Mindset Practices For The Shock Of My Life

“You have breast cancer, Leisse, and it’s aggressive.” Chances are, if you’re here and reading this, you’ve had a similar conversation. And chances are that...

#YWMBC: Myra

Name: Myra Camino Age: 39 Occupation: Client Advancement Coordinator for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 37 Breast cancer type: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma,...

How A Give-A-Care Package Helped Me Cope

A breast cancer diagnosis can be a very lonely experience. And it can be especially isolating during the holiday season. It’s hard to know...

Stories from Wildfire: From Nothing to Lose to Everything to Gain

by April Johnson Stearns & Rebecca Hall Dickson A Conversation Between Friends With Breast Cancer, One An Early Stager and One Stage IV April: Becky, thanks...