The 5 A’s of chemotherapy are a commonly used framework to describe the potential side effects or adverse events associated with chemotherapy treatment. They are as follows: Alopecia: Alopecia refers to hair loss, which is a common side effect of many chemotherapy drugs. Hair loss can affect the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, and other body hair.... Continue reading
Chemotherapy is a systemic treatment that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells or slow down their growth. It is commonly used as a treatment option for breast cancer and offers several benefits in managing the disease. Here are some of the benefits of chemotherapy for treating breast cancer: Targeting cancer cells: Chemotherapy drugs work by... Continue reading
June 30, 2023 – Dallas Texas – Fox News – Two North Texas women drawn together by personal and family experience with breast cancer have collaborated to spread a little joy to others taking chemotherapy. They want to help people during their treatments that can cause them to be very sick while fighting the disease.... Continue reading
Ragina was as on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. with Susan G. Komen for the Advocacy Summit where we conducted over 200 meetings with Congressional offices. We are advocating for the Access to Breast Cancer Diagnosis Act, Screens for Cancer Act. and the Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act. She am advocating because she... Continue reading
H.R. 549, the Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act The Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act would waive the five-month waiting period for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and the 24-month waiting period for Medicare benefits for eligible individuals with metastatic breast cancer. Specifically, the bill eliminates the 5-month waiting period for SSDI... Continue reading
We received funding from Gold Financial to sponsor our Healing Spaces program. We assist a survivor in treatment to re decorate her space to provide Joy in the Journey.