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Have you met Lori Lober?

| January 11, 2020
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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Reducing Risks of Breast Cancer: The Role of Lifestyle Modifications 

| January 11, 2020
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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More For Stage IV: I Wish All of Us Hope

| January 11, 2020
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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What is the BIG DEAL with Sugar?

| January 11, 2020
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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Breast & Chest Buddy

| September 10, 2019
Breast & Chest Buddy

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Jeannie Ann’s Grandma has Breast Cancer

| September 10, 2019
Jeannie Ann’s Grandma has Breast Cancer

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Managing Stress and Anxiety

| September 6, 2019
Managing Stress and Anxiety

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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Who We are Today

| September 6, 2019
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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The Soy Controversy

| September 6, 2019
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

| September 6, 2019
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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