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How My Family History Inspired Me to Know My “Girls” with Charmaine Johnise

Even though you cannot change your genetic makeup, knowing your family health history may help you understand your personal breast cancer risk. Today, we’ll learn about how to better understand your family history, how that may impact your risk of breast cancer, and how to make better informed choices.  We’re going to help empower you…

Going Flat after Mastectomy with Katrin van Dam

For women facing mastectomy (the surgical removal of the entire breast), one of the biggest decisions is whether or not to undergo breast reconstruction. Many women choose either to get implants or to have an autologous tissue transfer — a procedure that relocates tissue from another part of the woman’s body to create a replacement…

Living with Breast Cancer with Janet St. James

Today, we’re going to talk about metastatic breast cancer, or Stage IV breast cancer.  Metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast to other organs in the body – most often the bones, lungs, liver or brain. Although metastatic breast cancer is not currently curable, it can be treated. Today, it’s…

Emerging Areas of Research and Treatment with Josh Neman

Researchers are constantly searching for new and better ways to treat breast cancer.  Advances over the last 40 years have increased survival and improved the quality of life for people diagnosed with breast cancer.And, right now, there are promising new treatments and targeted therapies being developed. About Dr. Neman is an Assistant Professor of Neurological…

Advice from My Personal Breast Cancer Journey with Monique Robinson

In this episode special guest Monique Robinson shares real life stories and experiences as a patient and lessons learned. About Monique Monique is an Afro-Latinx attorney, avid traveler and two-time breast cancer survivor. She lives with her husband and two dogs in Southern California. She hopes to be a resource to other young women diagnosed…

Clinical Trials May Be Your Best Option with Dr. Kathy Miller

Over the past 40 years, breast cancer treatment has greatly improved due to lessons learned through clinical trials. But for many people, the idea of clinical trials may seem daunting or risky.  Today, we’ll learn the truth about clinical trials, and how to find options that best meet your needs. About Kathy Dr. Kathy D.…

Helping Yourself Through Healthy Living with Wendy Kozel

A healthy lifestyle is important for everyone, including breast cancer survivors. Breast cancer survivors can benefit from the same healthy diet and moderate exercise routine recommended for everyone. Adopting a healthy lifestyle, and being physically active is one of the best things you can do for your health – both your mental and physical health. …

What Happens When Your Breast Cancer Treatment Ends with Pam Kohl

Most people diagnosed with breast cancer will never have a breast cancer recurrence – the return of breast cancer. However, everyone who has had breast cancer is at risk of recurrence. If you are diagnosed with a recurrence, it’s not your fault. You did nothing to cause the recurrence.  And, sometimes, when breast cancer recurs,…

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Jerri Johnson

This week on Real Pink we are hosting daily conversations about breast cancer that hides in the shadows: metastatic breast cancer (MBC). In the US alone, MBC is expected to kill 42,000 people. This special episode, featuring Kelly Shanahan, is part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. About Jerri Jerri is an operations executive at…

Only Research Will Find New Treatments for MBC with Kelly Shanahan

This week on Real Pink we are hosting daily conversations about breast cancer that hides in the shadows: metastatic breast cancer (MBC). In the US alone, MBC is expected to kill 42,000 people. This special episode, featuring Kelly Shanahan, is part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. About Kelly In 2008, Kelly Shanahan had everything…

Emerging Areas of Treatment with Dr. Donald McDonnell

This week on Real Pink we are hosting daily conversations about breast cancer that hides in the shadows: metastatic breast cancer (MBC). In the US alone, MBC is expected to kill 42,000 people. This special episode, featuring Dr. Donald McDonnell, is part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. About Dr. McDonnell Donald P. McDonnell, Ph.D.,…

When Breast Cancer Hides in Plain Sight with Lynda Weatherby

This week on Real Pink we are hosting daily conversations about breast cancer that hides in the shadows: metastatic breast cancer (MBC). In the US alone, MBC is expected to kill 42,000 people. This special episode, featuring Lynda Weatherby, is part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. About Lynda Lynda Weatherby is living with metastatic…