Category Archives: Nutrition

Cancer and Guilt

  Do you feel  guilty since having a cancer diagnosis?  Do you spend time feeling responsible that you in some way caused your cancer? This month’s blog post comes from a young  breast cancer survivor who shares her perspective on … Continue reading

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Toom-ah? What Stinkin’ Toom-ah!

Below is the first of several guest posts to Survivorship Partners’ blog. Jessica is a walking definition of advocacy and really illustrates how vital being proactive is in survivorship.  What can we learn from her in advocating for yourself or … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Awareness to Breast Cancer Prevention

It’s that time of year when the world looks a little more pink.  Retailers decorate their stores with pink ribbons and the promise to donate a portion of their sales to the fight. There are the pink M&M’s. There are pink … Continue reading

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I’m a survivor! Now What?

In a fairly short amount of time, you have received a diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.  Now what?  Well, what’s left? Staying healthy!  Many lifestyle changes play a role in the success of survivorship:   emotional support, nutrition, and exercise just to … Continue reading

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Enjoy your Java, Ladies and Gentlemen!

A positive link between coffee and lowered cancer risk?  This is a vice that is actually good for you. I no longer feel guilty about drinking my cup of joe each morning.  Recently I’ve started using my French Press because … Continue reading

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To soy or not?

Is soy safe after breast cancer? There is plenty of confusion over soy and it’s effect on breast cancer.  This is understandable given the amount of conflicting information circulating.  Here is what breast cancer survivors need to know. Rates of … Continue reading

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