living with breast cancer

January 20 2010, 5:10 PM So there’s a strange thing that happens when you have cancer: people stop feeling they have the right to complain around you. Friends will...

Confession: If you had asked me last year about my self-care routine, I would have responded with a blank stare. The concept was too...

Name: Rachel Park Age: 42 Occupation: Fashion Designer Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 40 Breast cancer type: Triple-negative breast cancer Breast cancer stage: IIB Treatment: 15 rounds of chemo,...

January 10 2010, 5:45 PM Yesterday’s Globe and Mail featured a preview of the upcoming trends for 2001 in its Style section.  Generally – not being of the...

November 30 2009, 1:06 PM I was reading a book last night in which the narrator said something like, “Each day is someone’s first and someone’s...

November 25 2009, 10:38 PM This post is a follow-up to my hugely unhelpful and paralysis-inducing post Ten Things Not To Say To Someone With...

Photo: Artsy Vibes Neutropenia Neutropenia occurs when the body's white blood cell count is too low.  When a person with cancer undergoes chemotherapy treatment to target and...

Name: Vesna Baric MacIntosh Age: 45 Occupation: Massage Therapist/ X-ray Technologist (retired) Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 35 Breast cancer type: Estrogen Positive Breast cancer stage: 4 Treatment: Right...

December 29 2009, 1:03 PM How do you talk to a 3 year-old about death, especially when you have cancer?  For a while now, my husband...

Wearing a swimsuit can already be an unsettling experience for many women. Wearing a swimsuit post-mastectomy? Try quadroopling that self-consciousness. But, at Rethink, we...