• May 4, 2017

    Three Ways Cannabis Oil Helps Fight Breast Cancer

    More than 60 peer-reviewed studies on medical marijuana were conducted between 1990 and 2014; the vast majority found that marijuana had medicinal benefits. Here we explore three potential uses of high quality medical marijuana (or cannabis oil) for breast cancer.

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  • May 1, 2017

    Ideas for Creative Mother’s Day Celebrations at The Hospital

    Being in the hospital on Mother’s Day can be very difficult. Missing out on festivities coupled with feeling ill can lead to mom feeling blue, but there are things you can do to lift her spirits.

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  • April 26, 2017

    How to Grieve and Cope with Hair Loss

    Issues with self esteem and anxiety can arise when experiencing hair loss, resulting in the need to grieve the loss of one's hair. Experiencing grief can help a person with hair loss to accept the loss and find ways to cope with their emotions and embrace their new look.

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  • April 19, 2017

    Getting a Free Wig: American Cancer Society Wigs

    With all of the medical costs associated with cancer treatments, finding the discretionary funds to purchase a wig can sometimes be a challenge. The American Cancer Society often provides free wigs to cancer patients with financial need. Learn more about ACS programs and free wigs for cancer patients in this helpful article.

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  • March 31, 2017

    Can You Prevent Hair Loss with Cooling Caps?

    Many women are willing to try something to help prevent chemo-induced hair loss, even if there is no guarantee. Although the use of scalp cooling for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced hair loss is more common in Europe, chemo caps are becoming more prevalent in the U.S.

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  • March 17, 2017

    10 Toxic Substances to Avoid During Chemo

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  • March 5, 2017

    Does Radiation Make You Lose Your Hair?

    Radiation is often used to target cancer in a specific area. Side effects can range from mild to severe and will differ from person to person. Will radiation make you lose your hair? Side effects in the treated area may include hair loss as well as skin irritation and sensitivities. Read more to learn about how radiation treatments may affect you.

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  • February 10, 2017

    Compulsive Disorders: Pulling Out Eyelashes

    One common symptom of Trichotillomania is the compulsion to pull out eyelashes. Eyelash pulling is the most prevalent form of the disorder, occurring in approximately 73% of Trichotillomania sufferers.

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  • February 9, 2017

    10 Holistic Habits for Cancer Recovery

    Multiple research studies have investigated the connection between lifestyle issues and cancer, analyzing diet, exercise, support, and stress management. While no evidence-based proof exists yet, many experts believe healthier living and holistic approaches have the potential to improve general health, energy levels, and overall well-being in cancer patients.

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  • January 27, 2017

    3 Superpower Cancer Fighting Foods

    Certain foods have vital nutrients that keep us going strong -- some super foods have even been shown to fight or help prevent cancer. Here are 3 of our favorite cancer-fighting super foods with quick, easy recipes that will keep you wanting more.

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  • January 6, 2017

    How to Select Earrings for Your Face Shape

    Choosing the right earrings for your individual face shape can really make a difference in how you look and feel. If you are experiencing hair loss, the absence of hair framing your face might make you feel a bit exposed. Once you have chosen your hat or scarf, adding flattering earrings to a head wear look is a great solution.

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  • January 3, 2017

    Preventive Mastectomies: Pros & Cons

    Learn about the pros and cons of preventive mastectomy (prophylactic mastectomy), a procedure designed to prevent the development of breast cancer in women.

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  • December 27, 2016

    Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2016

    Although breast cancer diagnosis and mortality rates have steadily decreased over the last three decades, about 40,450 women in the U.S. were expected to lose their lives to breast cancer in 2016. The decrease in breast cancer incidence coupled with ongoing innovative research provides hope for the future. In this post, we explore 5 top new breast cancer treatments or breakthroughs this year.

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  • December 14, 2016

    8 Creative Gift Basket Ideas

    Your gift-buying experience just got a little bit easier! Our stylist has personally selected head coverings, accessories, and more to create several "gift themes." Each theme contains four to six items so you can get all your shopping done in one place; plus, with eight different themes, you're sure to find the perfect gift idea for your loved one!

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  • December 1, 2016

    What Cancer Cannot Do

    The inspirational poem, "What Cancer Cannot Do," empowered our founder as she battled breast cancer over 25 years ago. At a time when it feels as if so much is being lost, these verses remind us of how many things cancer cannot touch. Prepare to be uplifted by this inspirational poem.

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  • November 22, 2016

    Christmas Toy Drive for Children with Cancer

    Brennan's Buddies collects toys each Christmas to give to children with cancer at Texas Childrens Hospital. Join with us in supporting this organization and making a difference in the lives of young cancer patients and their families.

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  • November 21, 2016

    Coping with Cancer During the Holidays

    The holiday season can be stressful for even the most healthy people. Adding a cancer diagnosis to the hustle and bustle of the holidays can seem overwhelming to say the least – but it doesn't have to be. With a little planning and an open mind, the holidays can be an enjoyable time for cancer patients and their families.

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  • November 18, 2016

    10 Trending Fashion Colors for Winter

    It's that time of the year again; winter is coming up quickly. The weather may be getting colder, but you're still going to be HOT in Pantone's selected colors for the season.

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  • October 27, 2016

    12 Breast Cancer Quotes to Inspire You

    Here are 12 beat cancer quotes that reflect the wide spectrum of people touched by breast cancer – mothers, daughters, wives, sisters, fathers, sons, husbands, and brothers – many of whom are well-known celebrities. We hope these kick cancer quotes provide inspiring positivity on your personal breast cancer journey.

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  • October 24, 2016

    5 Unique Breast Cancer Awareness Gifts

    In honor of breast cancer awareness, we’ve chosen five unique items that make ideal and thoughtful cancer gifts.

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