Different communities are disproportionately impacted by breast cancer and other diseases in different ways. These issues need to be addressed and talked about in order to incite change. While breast cancer is more common in white women the mortality rate for black women is higher. This Black History Month, we have been thinking a lot of… Read more »
Apple rejects pending relaunch of a breast health app created by breast cancer nonprofit days before Breast Cancer Awareness Month, thereby denying crucial breast health education to young people. Apple has rejected the release of The Keep A Breast Foundation’s Check Yourself! App. The Check Yourself! App helps people establish a regular routine and approach… Read more »
We asked Jacquelyne a few questions, to get a better idea about how she works. Q: How do you work “intuitively” with your clients? What does that look like? A: I use muscle testing, and read energy. A typical session includes both. I trace issues to their cause by finding the energy pattern, life… Read more »
5 QUESTIONS FOR CLAIRE What’s the biggest lesson you learned from beating cancer? I learned how to accept love and support. I’ve always been independent, always taken care of myself, and always prided myself on keeping it together. Well, I got to the point where I couldn’t keep it together, where I couldn’t… Read more »
PHOTO CREDIT: Vanessa Bieler To mark my 10 year anniversary of being cured of breast cancer, Shaney Jo of Keep A Breast Foundation and Non Toxic Revolution asked me to put on paper 10 things that have come into focus. Any experience can be a teacher and disease certainly provided that opportunity for me. No pink ribbons… Read more »
Photograph by © Miana Jun While preparing for my second mastectomy, I wanted to do something different to help with the emotional transition of losing my breast. This was to be a prophylactic surgery—I carry the BRCA-1 gene—and unlike my previous mastectomy, I had the gift of additional time to prepare for this loss. I was… Read more »
Keep A Breast teamed up with verynice studio and The Rare Studios to re-think the role of smart phones in breast cancer awareness and prevention. The FREE app provides a visual step-by-step overview of the breast self-exam and allows you to easily schedule an automatic monthly reminder with a pop-up text reminder.
A foreword: I wrote this blog before the shooting in Orlando and while the LGBTQ community is unfortunately familiar with acts of discrimination and violence this most recent atrocity brought back into my mind the importance of community. We are of all different backgrounds and while our sexuality may not define us, it does link… Read more »
Chia seeds may look like they’re not a big deal, but those little guys pack a serious healthy punch! In fact, they’ve even been associated with reducing the risks of many adverse health conditions and give you vital nutrients.