Once my doctor uttered the phrase “breast cancer,” I did not hear any more words — just buzzing, which was probably emanating from my super-fast heartbeat. She delivered the news over the…phone, and while I prepared myself with a pen and paper, all I could write down was a single word: “cancer.” Yes, I was upset. And then I became nauseous when I realized I would have to tell my 12-year-old. I worried, how do I tell my tween without causing emotional damage? While my husband… >> Read More
There's no love like sister love. For one pair of sisters, Randi Fishman and Erin Silverman, their bond is unbreakable: the two are joined by a baby!
When Maryland resident Fishman was 28 in…2011, she received horrific news: She had breast cancer. Her diagnosis happened right after she got married and was about to start a family, crushing her pregnancy dreams. At the time, Fishman was able to her freeze her eggs and started the expensive, time-consuming process to find a surrogate. They found one and she gave… >> Read More
Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed she has breast cancer several weeks ago on her Instagram. It appears the Veep star is now undergoing cancer treatment, and this week she shared a photo after her second…round of chemotherapy. Dreyfus found out about her cancer only one day after winning her sixth consecutive acting award for her comedic series. It seems Dreyfus has been dealing with her illness with humor, stating in a new Instagram post that she found inspiration from Katy Perry's "Roar." Chemo #2: finito. We are NOT fucking around here.… >> Read More
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the hilarious star of Veep and veteran of Seinfeld, announced on her social media feeds that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
She shared a photograph capturing…information about breast cancer (1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime), and went on to express solidarity with less privileged women who need universal health coverage and care: “The good news is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring family and friends, and fantastic insurance through… >> Read More
Being diagnosed with breast cancer is one of the scariest things that can happen to a woman. For Limore, a trained opera singer and mom of three, this was definitely the case. This is why she wrote…the song "Alive" as a way to empower other women with cancer--and connect them through their struggle. The song is actually part of an album and documentary that will be released this month. On YouTube, Limore explained how the song came to be: "Limore wrote Alive three days after her first chemo treatment for breast… >> Read More