Here at Breast Cancer News, we try to bring all the latest research and treatment news to our readers, but we also try to highlight what life is like for those who live with the disease. Among our great team of writers is a team of columnists who share their personal experiences with the world.
We’d like to take this opportunity to thank them for their contributions and valuable insight, which often offers a different perspective on the disease.
Susan Miller lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with her boyfriend, cat, and dog. She was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 30 and her journey with the disease over the past two years has included seven surgeries and six rounds of chemo. In her column Chemo and Cocktails: A Young Survivor’s Guide she tackles the subjects of chemo brain, post-treatment anxiety and how to be a good friend to someone who has cancer.
Read Susan’s latest column: A Surgery Guide From Your Breast Reconstruction Sherpa
Nancy Brier lives in Palm Desert, California with her husband and daughter. She was diagnosed with aggressive triple negative breast cancer in December 2013 after discovering a lump in her breast. In her column A Lump in the Road, Nancy writes about telling her daughter she has cancer, her difficulties with health insurance, and offers tips on getting past the diagnosis and through chemotherapy sessions.
Read Nancy’s latest column: Chemo’s Impact on the Mind: Drawing a Blank on the Dish I Wanted to Describe
Jennifer Grono is an educator, speaker, and writer who lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two children. In her column Journey Towards the Pink Path, Jennifer writes about her journey with breast cancer and cerebral palsy, her decision to have a double mastectomy in April 2016, and the importance of getting a second opinion.
Read Jennifer’s latest column: Managing Common Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
Steve Del Gardo
Steve Del Gardo was named the American Cancer Society’s “Hero for Hope” in 2016 for his advocacy work for men’s breast cancer. Diagnosed with Stage 2a HER2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Breast Cancer in 2012, Steve writes about his journey with the disease in his column Protect the Pecs, where he hopes to raise awareness of male breast cancer and make the subject less taboo.
Read Steve’s latest column: On Losing My Good Friend Maia
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