Author: Keep A Breast

Ten Years Cured: Some Things I Know

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 »

The Illuminating Moment When I Finally Knew How To Decorate My Breast Cast

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 Abreast And Check Yourself With Breast Cancer Mobile App

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.

Black Breasts Matter

While everyone is at risk of getting breast cancer, African American women under 40 tend to have more aggressive, and ultimately deadlier tumors. To find out what young African American woman can do I spoke with Reona Berry, a breast cancer survivor and executive director, and co-founder of the AABCA (African American Breast Cancer Association)…. Read more »

3 Reasons To Add Chia Seeds To Everything You Eat

Chia Green Smoothie

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.

6 Easy Ways to Give Back To Your Favorite Cause Without Giving Money

Every #CHECKYOURSELFIE raises $5 for Keep A Breast!

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global movement for giving back to the causes that are closest to our hearts. We appreciate any way you support us and thank you for joining is on our journey to a future focused on prevention. We’ve rounded up some easy ways to support your favorite cause that isn’t a direct donation.

7 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

As we get older it gets harder and harder to stave off those extra pounds. Whether it’s our hectic schedules or just plain laziness, there are easy things we can do to make sure that we aren’t contributing to the slowing of our natural fat burner, our metabolism!