According to cancer screening guidelines, if you’re over 40, or if you have a family history of breast cancer, it’s time to start thinking about getting an annual mammogram. A […]
A week ago, SHAREing & CAREing received this message from a frustrated patient: I have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The first surgeon suggested was stopping practice, the next is out […]
Here at SHAREing & CAREing we are very familiar with anxiety. However, you don’t have to be struggling with a cancer diagnosis to be impacted. Anxiety triggers exist in our everyday […]
Confused by cancer screening recommendations? Not sure where to go for cancer screenings in Queens? SHAREing & CAREing can help! As of fall 2016, this chart reflects the most recent […]
The good news is that simple breast self-exam techniques can help you learn how your breasts normally look and feel so that you can be aware of any changes. And the more you know about what’s normal for you and your body, the more likely that health issues can be averted. All it takes is 20 minutes of your time once a month.
One of the most challenging tasks we are faced with when someone we love has cancer is to manage our own strong reactions. This is not easy to do. When […]
In June 2016, the New York legislature passed Senate Bill S8093, that will make breast cancer screening more accessible to women statewide. After receiving unanimous, bipartisan approval in the State Senate, […]
In preparation for the first official entry into the SHAREing & CAREing blogoshphere I did a quick Google search on the definition of cancer survivorship. There were many. You can […]