Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

The Comeback Kid

When I was trying to navigate my life as a bald woman, strangers would frequently enter my personal space and ask prying questions.  The assumption was that my hair loss must be due to cancer treatment even though I suffered from Alopecia Universalis.  Quite often, I was caught off guard and stumbled...
July 3rd, 2009 | 4women.com | Read More

Shutterbuggin

  I was surprised I grabbed my camera that morning. I hadn’t so much as touched it in a while. And I am not sure why. Photography has become a needed hobby of mine. Something necessary to keep me grounded. It is something I started a short time before my cancer diagnosis and during my treatment...
July 3rd, 2009 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Healing the Person vs. Killing the Disease

At no other point in history has medical science included the tools, technology and pharmaceutical medicines that today not only prolong our lives, but allow us to survive in the face of life-threatening disease. Our doctors and nurses study long and hard to master the tools of modern medical science...
March 31st, 2009 | 4women.com, Blogs-contributors, Cancer Blogs | Read More

Review: Mothers With Cancer

Mothers With Cancer is an inspiring site co-authored by twenty mothers with cancer. Each woman shares her own unique experience. They all believe their experiences need to be talked about and brought out of the shadows. The whole family needs support when one member is diagnosed with a serious illness...
August 6th, 2008 | Cancer Blogs, Mothers With Cancer | Read More

Review: Not Just About Cancer

Laurie is 40 years old, mother of two, a spouse, friend, sister, daughter and writer. She is also living with metastatic breast cancer. In December 2005, as she was getting undressed one evening, she found the lump that would lead to a diagnosis of breast cancer. After seven months on a gruelling treatment...
August 6th, 2008 | Cancer Blogs, Interviews/Stories | Read More

Life with Cancer

Erin Zammet Ruddy is a leukemia patient. She is also an editor at Glamour Magazine. Her blog chronicles her life with cancer and how she lives her very interesting and inspirational life. Check out her blog to watch her video diary, see photos of her life and find out about her favorite charities. ...
July 4th, 2008 | Cancer Blogs, Leukemia | Read More