Tag: breast cancer

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 »

Chemo, the Internet’s Double Edged Sword, and How Bravery can be as Simple as a Puzzle

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 »

My Perfect Life and Now – How Cancer Changes Perspective

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 »

Keep A Breast 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.

5 Things You Can Do Now to Help Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

The Keep A Breast Foundation was founded in response to the growing need for breast cancer awareness programs that focus on educating young people. October is a big month to raise awareness of the need of prevention education for young people. We work on this all year, but October gives us a huge platform to… Read more »