breast cancer

May Cause Harm

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Six weeks ago, one of my good friends was diagnosed with breast cancer and was told that it had already spread to her lymph nodes. I was blown away. She's young, she's healthy, and she doesn't have any family history of cancer. My heart broke for her and the battle that her body has to endure. An... Read More

Breast Self Exam Card

By Erin Oltmanns

Since Halloween is right around the corner, I’ll tell you a spooky tale. The one about how I found a lump in one of my boobies at the ripe old age of 27! I had it removed just to be safe and it came back as benign. But, WOW, that was scary. Do you really need a lecture on the importance of a... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Pink Gives

By Staff

Chances are you know someone who's fought breast cancer. Are you involved in the cause to raise awareness or raise money for the cure? As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Snapfish by HP is not only offering signature pink items, but could be sponsoring YOUR Awareness event. You can check out S... Read More

Tired of All The Pink?

By Carina

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month I am aware of breast cancer. My mother had breast cancer.In the past decade we’ve probably seen a million products re-released in the color pink to benefit breast cancer research and awareness: from spatulas to Snuggies; candles, skin cream, pink pon... Read More

I Think I Have Breast Cancer

By Rachael Herrscher

I’m wildly protective about my health. Growing up, my little sister had a heart transplant, and passed away 2 years ago of a lymphoma related to that transplant. In retrospect her struggles with both physical and mental illness have impacted my life, my outlook and my choices for good. But reflect... Read More

Just Ask iMac Giveaway

By Erin Oltmanns

***CONTEST CLOSED*** Congratulations to Laurie Floyd our grand prize winner of the iMac! Thanks to everyone who entered and helped us promote such a great cause! Did you know there is a test that could warn you about your chances of getting cancer? Just Ask yourself, your family, and your Docto... Read More

A Bright Pink Dream

By Staff

The TodaysMama staff got to meet Lindsay this summer at BlogHer - the energy with which she advocates for the health of young women was extraordinary to see first hand. See what led her to start Bright Pink in our latest Dream Big. Name Lindsay Avner City / State Chicago, IL What was yo... Read More

Survivor To Triathlete

By Staff

When faced with a cancer diagnosis at 24 years old, Ginny threw herself whole-heartedly into fighting the disease. After 6 cancer-free years, Ginny is a conquering triathlete. Name Ginny Nelson City / State Layton, UT What was your big dream? My overall dream was to live to see my son g... Read More

A Survivor’s Dream

By Staff

When Erin was diagnosed with Breast Cancer at age 26 her hopes where simple – to live to see her babies go to school. Dealing with the obstacles and fears of a young cancer patient, she and a fellow cancer patient were inspired to create a support group, The Young Survivor Sisters. Name Erin ... Read More