TOUCHSTONE THURSDAYS from Catherine Pearson and The Huffington Post Karey was diagnosed with breast cancer when her first baby, a girl, was just 7 months old. In this installment of The Breastfeeding Chronicles, the 31-year-old stay-at-home mom talks about what it was like to be treated for breast cancer right after having a baby, and how […]
“Do you want to have children?” I remember the words coming out of my medical oncologists mouth when we sat down for our first appointment.
Having cancer is frightening beyond comprehension. Being asked if you want to have children while you’re still in shock is a necessary evil.
Everyone is different emotionally and physically. The doctors are prepared for that, they also want to get the cancer out of your body in the most efficient manner possible. Both men and women can face fertility issues from cancer and cancer treatment. The best thing any cancer fighter can do is arm themselves with information.Fertility
by Alia Tarraf “I felt like I was really living before I got cancer. But now I’m living in full color. Just yesterday I drove ten hours round trip to surprise my husband at the finish line of his 100-mile Best Buddies bike race [for children with Down syndrome] he did in honor of our […]