breast cancer

Cancer news articles round up: January 2011

Each week we scan the news headlines on Twitter too see how cancer is being discussed in the media and to stay on top of new research developments. Below is an overview of the cancer news articles that caught out eye over the last month. Any big stories we missed? Let...

Cancer blog round up: January 14

This week we feature blogs from survivors in a variety of cancer types including breast and thyroid cancer, melanoma and leukemia. From how to manage pain to not letting cancer get in the way of your dreams, as always there's no shortage of inspirational stories from...

Cancer blog round up: week of October 29

We finish up October and Breast Cancer Awareness month with a final look at some more breast cancer bloggers talking about pink garbage cans, Halloween and the need for more research rather than awareness. If you'd like to be considered for a future round up, please...

Cancer blogger roundup: more breast cancer stories

Breast cancer bloggers share the struggles and side effects of their cancer journey This week’s posts keep with our breast cancer theme for the month of October, but also all share the different ways the bloggers have come to terms with the struggles and side effects...

Cancer blog round up: Breast Cancer Focus

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Today is the start of breast cancer awareness month, are you ready for an explosion of pink?! We’ll be sharing posts from breast cancer bloggers throughout October, as well as some of the interesting posts from other members of...

NCCN releases new cancer patient treatment guidelines

Patient Guidelines Published for Breast and Lung Cancer The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) today released updated guidelines for breast and lung cancer patients. The guidelines were created to help cancer patients and their caregivers navigate the maze...

TCH Chemotherapy Regimen for Breast Cancer

Navigating Cancer has a plethora of informative articles about chemotherapy drugs and regimens, some of the most complete information available online. In an effort to bring attention to these resources, we will be posting summaries to the blog so you can get a quick...

Indian dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant shares her cancer story

Renowned classical Indian dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. She tells her personal story of not only facing the disease but dancing through it, and gives a performance revealing the metaphor of strength that helped her do it. This...

Breast and ovarian cancer research from 2010 ASCO conference

The most interesting and notable breast and ovarian cancer research from the 2010 ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) conference. Held in Chicago June 4-8, the annual meeting brought together 50,000 physicians, researchers, and other health care professionals...

Hiring and Firing An Oncologist

Op-Ed Guest Blogger: Beth L. Gainer Oncologist. The word itself sounds scary. So scary that 2001 found me terrified that I had to see one for my breast cancer treatments. A cancer doctor. Let's face it: doctors can be terrifying to us patients. They are the ultimate...