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5 to Thrive: What's in a Name?

 

It's interesting when you start a new movement. You think of a name, live with for a while, and take the bold step to actually use it. Then the questions start.

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5 to Thrive: Take Care in Choosing Your Doctors

 

One of the most important decisions you'll make for your breast cancer journey is choosing the right doctors. Learn some pro tips about what to look for. 

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Have You Used the Mirena IUD?

A new woman joined our community yesterday, and for the first time, I was made aware of the possible connection between the Mirena IUD and breast cancer. Dang it! 

True confession: I never...

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5 to Thrive: Are You Whole or Broken?

 

Breast cancer can cause us to feel broken in some areas of our lives. Pink Sister Mitzi gives us a different way to think about our brokenness. Be encouraged!

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5 to Thrive: The Power of Counseling

 

Have you considered seeing a counselor since you were diagnosed with breast cancer? Don't discount the power have a "rent-a-friend" can have on your outcome.

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5 to Thrive: I Lost a Friend Today

 
When you're diagnosed with breast cancer, a strange thing happens. The friends you think will be there aren't—but so many NEW friends unexpectedly show up!
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THIS is What It's Like to Be Diagnosed with Cancer

Imagine you're going about your day, minding your own business, when someone sneaks up behind you. You feel something press up against the back of your head, as someone whispers in your ear.

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What Vaginal Moisturizers, Lubricants, and Condoms Should I Use?

At Hope After Breast Cancer, we have partnered with professionals in many disciplines to find answers that will help our women heal their unseen wounds.

One of the most often discussed topics in...

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What Our Experts Say About a Popular Vaginal Moisturizer

If you're a woman who has endured breast cancer, there's a good chance that your intimate life has been impacted by the treatment you received. Few of our doctors warn us about the issues we...

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Painful Intercourse

 

Many women who have gone through breast cancer treatment experience painful intercourse. This is a frustrating situation for both them and their partner.

Family Nurse Practitioner Kristina Calligan...

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