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Reducing Risks of Breast Cancer: The Role of Lifestyle Modifications 

Reducing Risks of Breast Cancer: The Role of Lifestyle Modifications 

By Dawn M Mussallem, D.O. Breast Clinic, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, FL   Breast cancer recurrence is multifactorial and includes both modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors. Nonmodifiable risks are things you can’t change such as age, family history, breast cancer subtype, and ethnic background. However, your lifestyle is a modifiable risk factor and this is something […]

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What is the BIG DEAL with Sugar?

What is the BIG DEAL with Sugar?

Cancer cells love sugar. It’s their preferred fuel. The more sugar you eat, the faster cancer cells grow.   By Christine Horner, M.D.   Estimates are that every year the average American eats almost his or her entire body weight in sugar. The average teenage boy eats thirty-four teaspoons of sugar a day, and the […]

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More For Stage IV:  I Wish All of Us Hope

More For Stage IV: I Wish All of Us Hope

BY APRIL DOYLE   I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 31. Having found a lump myself in my right breast, I instinctively knew something was wrong. Interestingly, the mammogram did not show anything even though the lump was easily felt. I had a lumpectomy and the pathology confirmed my worst fear…breast […]

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Who We are Today

Who We are Today

Photography by Lands’ End and Keri Oberly On the 2019 Thrivers Cruise, several women participated in the Lands’ End photo shoot. The experiences of women coming together from different parts of the country and from different stages of the journey turned into remarkable exchanges of personal reflection and growth. Here are some of their thoughts […]

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Have you met Lori Lober?

Have you met Lori Lober?

By Beverly Vote   Lori Lober has been involved with the More for Stage IV special section of the magazine since its inception. Lori has a phenomenal story to tell, but she will tell you she’s an ordinary person who has educated herself about the importance of nutrition, stays proactive in her health – including […]

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Teaming Up to Bring Fitness and Health Care Referrals to Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors

Teaming Up to Bring Fitness and Health Care Referrals to Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors

Camdenton, MO– Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine (BCWM) has partnered with the Medical Fitness Network (MFN) – the provider of a fitness, healthcare, and wellness referral service for those with a chronic illness or who are pre/postnatal – to connect breast cancer patients and survivors with providers and services that will best fit their needs. The Medical […]

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The Soy Controversy

The Soy Controversy

By Christine Horner M.D. Soy has been a food staple in the Asian diet for thousands of years. Asia has far lower rates of cancer than the United States does, and researchers think that eating a lot of soy may be one of the reasons. Japanese men and women eat about ten times more soy […]

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We are the Champions

We are the Champions

(“We Are the Champions” is a power ballad celebrating victory after a hard fought battle against long odds,” and was recently resurrected in the Oscar Award Winning Movie Bohemian Rhapsody about the Rock Band, Queen.)  Hero.  Advocate. Champion. Merriam Webster defines each of them this way: Hero 1: mythological or legendary figure often of divine […]

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Managing Stress and Anxiety

Managing Stress and Anxiety

| September 6, 2019

There is growing recognition of the psycho social (the human side of cancer care) and increased attention to the whole person in cancer care. In 2008 the Institutes of Medicine published Cancer Care for the Whole Patient which summarized years of research findings that ​cancer care often provides state-of-the-science biomedical treatment, but falls short in […]

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Wear Ease

Wear Ease

| June 23, 2018

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Lori’s Wigsite

Lori’s Wigsite

| January 13, 2018

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