Cancer Resource Center

Nominate a Warrior Winning Submission

Last month we asked our community to share inspiring stories about the nurse warriors in their life. The were many amazing submissions of breast cancer warriors who have demonstrated valor, inspiration, and positivity. Thank you so much to everyone who entered! We are honored…

Breast Cancer Warriors

Real Stories of Breast Cancer Warriors

We want to honor the breast cancer warriors working in healthcare who have demonstrated valor, inspiration and positivity as they conquer their battle. This month we asked our community to share stories of inspirations about the nurse warriors in their life. Here are just…

Eden Stotsky Nurse with Cancer

How Cancer Inspired This Woman To Become A Nurse

Chamberlain College of Nursing recently asked its Facebook fans why they chose to become a nurse. “Helping others” was a big reason; “Making the world a better place” was another top response. We were amazed, however, at how many nurses heard the calling after…

Anna-Valdez-Nurse

When a Nurse Becomes a Patient

When your career is healing others, your world turns upside down when you’re the one who must be healed. “Some say nurses are the worst patients,” says Eden Stotsky-Himelfarb, a workplace oncology nurse navigator for the Johns Hopkins Work Stride Managing Cancer at Work…

What Are the Risk Factors of Cancer?

Cancer is one of those scary words that mark out a death sentence in most people’s brains, and in a lot of cases, rightfully so. That is why it is good to know exactly what puts your patients at a higher risk for cancer,…

Telephone Counseling for Breast Cancer Risk

More patients are becoming aware that their inherited genes may increase their risk for breast cancer and ovarian cancer, thanks to recent celebrity news stories and advocacy campaigns. At the same time, routine clinical care propels toward personalizing treatments and incorporates cancer genetic testing…

Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

The aim of precision medicine, also known as precision health, is to discover the right treatment for the right patient at the right time, and to determine factors contributing to or protecting from common and complex diseases.1 Breast cancer-related lymphedema (hereafter, lymphedema) is a progressive,…

Breast-Free

It is said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the subjective perception of what constitutes that beauty in any given eye has seemingly limitless influences, varying among cultures, genders and ages – even the sometimes precarious state of one’s health.…

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