Top 10 Breast Cancer Myths According to Dana-Farber

Top 10 Breast Cancer Myths According to Dana-Farber

It’s October. For many Americans, that means Columbus Day (a 3-day weekend for many), decorating for Fall, and stocking up on candy for trick-or-treaters. For many, October also means breast cancer awareness and the pink-washing of America. I will share ...

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Offering Nutritional Advice for Cancer Patients

A Step-by-Step Guide to Offering Nutritional Advice for Cancer Patients

Your friend, loved-one, business associate, co-worker is a cancer patient. You know, we all know, that proper nutrition during cancer treatment is so very important.  Chemotherapy, radiation, immuno-therapy, hormone-therapy all cause a great toll on even the ...

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18 Gifts for Someone Going Through Chemo and Radiation

18 Gifts for Someone Going Through Chemo and Radiation

Someone you love has cancer.  You may have no idea what to say or do. They are facing chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, biologic or immune therapy. Or, all the above. You want to help.  Here are some awesome, inexpensive ways you can. Gifts that Help the Fam...

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Radiation Cream for Breast Cancer Reviews, Part 2 | Battling Bertha

Radiation Cream for Breast Cancer Reviews, Part 2 | Battling Bertha

Taking a break from the 30 Women Who Mean Business Series today to share part 2 of my radiation cream for breast cancer video reviews.  Part 1 was filmed 6 months, ago! I have had a box of radiation creams on my desk, waiting for me to film this second video...

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Housekeeper for Cancer Patients | Battling Bertha

Housekeeper for Cancer Patients | Battling Bertha

I have amazing friends supporting me through my breast cancer treatment journey. They rallied together to feed my family, visit me during treatment, and they even hired a housekeeper to clean my home every two weeks for nearly six months! Truly the greatest gi...

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Natural Cancer Therapies with Ann Fonfa | Battling Bertha | Podcast Episode 26

Natural Cancer Therapies with Ann Fonfa | Battling Bertha | Podcast Episode 26

Ann Fonfa is a 22 year breast-cancer survivor who opted-out of most conventional western medicine during treatment.  Ann is the President of the Annie Appleseed Project, providing education, advocacy and awareness on complementary, alternative, natural cancer...

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Ringing the Bell after my Final Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer | Battling Bertha #25

Ringing the Bell after my Final Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer | Battling Bertha #25

Today is Thanksgiving here in the USA.  I have much for which to be thankful this year. It may seem odd to many that I feel gratitude during a time in which I am battling for my life.  Yet, there are so many reasons to feel grateful.  I found Bertha early. ...

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Coping with Emotions During Radiation Therapy | Battling Bertha 18 | #BlogBoost

Coping with Emotions During Radiation Therapy | Battling Bertha 18 | #BlogBoost

For me, radiation therapy is the most difficult of my cancer treatments.  It doesn’t hurt physically.  It is over rather quickly.  If you close your eyes, you barely know it is happening. Oh, but the emotions! Emotions During Radiation Therapy If you ...

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