Diana Pratt’s breast cancer journey

Diana Pratt’s breast cancer journey

Author: DONNA MURPHY / Source: TCPalm (Photo: PHOTO BY STEVEN MARTINE/FOR MARTIN HEALTH SYSTEM) One year ago, Diana Pratt was diagnosed with inflammatory breast carcinoma (IBC), the rarest and most aggressive form of breast cancer. IBC is hard to detect through a...
Breast cancer awareness month calendar

Breast cancer awareness month calendar

Author: The News Journal / Source: delawareonline (Photo: Courtesy of Dewey Goes Pink) October is packed with breast cancer awareness events, most of them raising money for the cause, and support group meetings. Here’s a list of them. If we missed one you are...
Breast cancer has had profound effect on Fort Myers minister

Breast cancer has had profound effect on Fort Myers minister

Author: CRAIG HANDEL / Source: The News-Press Buy Photo When the Rev. Canady Benjamin told her aunt Gloria White she had concerns about a growing lump under her arm a little more than a year ago, White made her promise she’d see a doctor. Two months later — Nov. 1 —...
Deep Run native Patsy Spear’s personal battle with cancer

Deep Run native Patsy Spear’s personal battle with cancer

Author: Janet Carter / Source: New Bern Sun Journal Photo Chief Patsy Spear did everything possible to prevent the recurrence of her breast cancer. Her journey to recovery fills hundreds of pages in a large white binder with a pink ribbon; it’s titled, “My Story.” Her...
How is breast cancer related to the axillary lymph nodes?

How is breast cancer related to the axillary lymph nodes?

Author: Rachel Nall, RN, BSN / Source: Medical News Today The lymphatic system is one of the body’s chief infection fighters. This system contains lymph, which is a type of fluid, and lymph nodes, which are positioned in key areas in the body. Lymph nodes are...