Tag: keep a breast

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 »

Win The Ultimate VIP Vans Warped Tour Experience With Neck Deep!

The Keep A Breast Foundation and Vans Warped Tour 2017 headliners, Neck Deep, are partnering together to spread the word about breast cancer prevention! In hopes to not only raise funds for Keep A Breast’s programs, but also awareness, they will kick off #NDLovesKAB Campaign, where fans can win the ultimate VIP experience!   This… 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 »

Heal Through Love: Join Us For KAB’s Survivor Retreat!

Join us! Keep A Breast’s Survivor Retreat October 27th – 30th, 2017 Playa Viva, Juluchuca, Mexico The Keep A Breast Foundation (KAB) with a mission to empower young people around the word with breast health education and support, has created a retreat to heal, rejuvenate, and explore the power of self-care. Breast cancer survivors will have… 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 »

8th Annual Brewbies® Festival

We are honored to announce the Brewbies® Festival is back for the 8th year in a row! As always our good friends at Brewbies’ donate 100% of the proceeds to KAB and this year they will be supporting our Treasured Chest Program. Brewbies will be held on Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at Bagby Beer in Oceanside, CA…. 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 »