Tag: breast cancer

Sun Safety for Survivors: 6 Ways to Keep the Sun Fun This Summer

Happy Summer Solstice!  It’s officially summertime and that means beach and pool time! All that fun in the sun could lead to some other stuff, like tan lines or even sun burns. Sun exposure is a very real issue – it is the primary cause of skin cancer. While everyone is at risk for skin… Read more »

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 »

Has Cancer Made Me Boring?

Lindsay is a friend of KAB, who found a lump in her own breast at age 33. She was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, ER+, PR+, and HER2+ breast cancer on October 11, 2016. Follow her blog about her story, Lindsay Caught the Cancer exclusively on the KAB Blog. If you’d like to support her, you… Read more »

#BlackBreastsMatter: Join Us At The LA Women’s March!

Will we see you at the LA Women’s March tomorrow? Come by our booth in Pershing Square after the march and get some breast health info and see why #BlackBreastsMatter! First 30 people can pick up a free #BlackBreastsMatter t-shirt! What does Black Breasts Matter even mean? The higher mortality rate for black women diagnosed… Read more »