Tag: breast cancer

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Not Too Young

By Laila Rousari Breast cancer at age 28? It’s as bad as you would imagine. I’d like to share the unique challenges that come with breast cancer diagnosis at a young age.

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Meet The Breasties

The Breasties is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting young women affected by breast and reproductive cancers through community and friendship. Founded by four young women each impacted by breast cancer, The Breasties is an all inclusive community for survivors, previvors, thrivers, and caregivers. They host free weekend wellness retreats, […]

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Kara S., OB/GYN: An Interview

Kara was 31 when she was diagnosed with stage IIB, triple positive, high grade breast cancer. After 16 rounds of chemotherapy, a full year of targeted therapy, she is now one year in remission. She believes that every breast mass deserves attention and is a vocal advocate for her patients. […]

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Eromomen E., Model: An Interview

Eromomen E. was 27 years-old when her girlfriend discovered her lump. Doctors quickly confirmed it was breast cancer. Now eighteen months in remission, Ermomen is determined to keep laughing and dancing – no matter what life brings her way. She recently shaved her head in solidarity for a close friend whose cancer […]

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Laila R., Senior Scientist: An Interview

Laila R. was diagnosed with stage 2 triple positive invasive ductal carcinoma when she was 28.  She has conquered 3 surgeries, 6 rounds of chemo, and 25 rounds of radiation. She’s been in remission for 6 months. She’s super passionate about sharing the realities of breast cancer, which is rarely […]