When Melbourne mother Kylie Armstrong took to Facebook in February 2016, she had an important message for her friends and family. The 47-year-old had been dealt the devastating news she had breast cancer and she wanted to warn her nearest and dearest about her experience.
The patriarch of the Jackson family was reflective on his life in a social media post.
Gel manicures always come hand in hand with a twinge of guilt. While the rock-hard polish has some serious staying power, drying your hands under the warm glow of those UV or LED (they still emit UVA light) curing lamps feels a little…wrong. Turns out, your gut reaction isn’t failing you: There are some dangers involved, […]
Sunscreen will help to protect your skin against the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, which can even pass through clouds. Other UV-protective measures include wearing a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses, limiting your sun exposure between the peak hours of 10am and 4pm, and avoiding tanning beds and sunlamps. “A sunscreen works best when it is applied 15 minutes before going outdoors, and should be reapplied approximately every two hours or more frequently if you are engaged in water sports or sweat a lot,” says Dr Natascha Ekawati Putri, Associate Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore.
Skin cancer doesn’t always look the same, and there are three variations that can appear very differently on your skin.
Rebecca Hiles and millions of women like her are getting judged too quickly by their doctors - and it can mean the difference between life or death.
The '90210' star, who is currently in remission from breast cancer, shared some test results on Tuesday.
Must-know, expert advice regarding prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. Veep star and Seinfeld alumna Julia Louis-Dreyfus—the beloved, seemingly ageless sitcom staple since the 1980s—revealed recently she has breast cancer. Inspired by that fight, Eat This, Not That! reached out to doctors, nutritionists and other health professionals and asked them for their best tips for battling breast cancer.
There's a surprising place to begin your fight against breast cancer—your kitchen pantry. One in eight women will be affected by breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer, in particular, is the most common.
Before Camella Fong died, she wanted to donate all her belongings to charity but her husband wanted to keep them to remember her by. As such, he decided to sell his beloved Star Wars collection instead to fulfil her wish of giving to charity. The devoted man, Jeremy Sim, managed to raise a total of $11,800 for the KK Hospital Health Fund from the sale of his Star Wars collection. Sim sold off his collection from a booth at the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention which was held two weekends ago (9 and 10 September) at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre.
"I was being asked to make a decision under duress—specifically, to make a decision about new life at a time when I was worried about losing my life."
Computers are beating us at our own games, breast implants are now safe and feel real, and saunas are heated with ultra-powerful infrared light.
25-year-old model Dayna Christison is also in cancer treatment. Since then, she has gone through chemotherapy treatment and two stem cell transplants.
“When you think about it, the two things that make you feel most like a woman are your hair and your breasts,” explains Mary Aframe, the founder of the Women’s Image Center outside of Boston. “One of the oncologists I work with told me that he asks his patients ‘What was the hardest part of treatment?’ And 85% say losing their hair.” That statistic isn’t surprising to Aframe, who founded her business with the understanding that helping manage the radical changes in a woman’s appearance during cancer treatment is a crucial part of healing. Today women come to WIC to get help with wigs, breast prosthesis, or even find a bathing suit specifically designed for mastectomy patients. The idea for The Women’s Image Center came to Aframe 16 years ago.
Forty-year-old London resident Andrea Pellegrini has a YouTube portal dedicated to makeup tutorials — but her channel, Baldly Beautiful, isn’t about cat liner tips and new beauty finds. Her videos tackle beauty issues cancer patients face, from dealing with pale skin and watering eyes to going bald. Pellegrini, a makeup artist who was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2014 and launched Baldly Beautiful in February 2015, told the Daily Mail, “It definitely helped me get through chemo; it was something to focus on and it helped the whole family as they all got involved.” It’s a family project: Her 15-year-old daughter, Emily, edits the videos, and her husband was the one who encouraged her to share her makeup expertise with others.
Today we welcome October, and with that comes the start of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From Ralph Lauren’s Pink Pony Foundation to Stella McCartney’s Pink Lingerie, bringing awareness to this disease has been an ongoing mission for many brands and designers. So this month, join them — think pink with these 15 products that donate a percentage of proceeds to help fight breast cancer. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day