Cancer Awareness

Let’s Cover All Our Bits and Pieces

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  The American Cancer Society estimates for ovarian cancer in the United States for 2018 are: About 22,240 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer. About 14,070 women will die from ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women, though it is the 11th most common… Continue reading Let’s Cover All Our Bits and Pieces

Cancer Awareness

Better Be Bloody Aware!

September is Blood Cancer Awareness month. Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with blood cancer – more than 201,870 new cases are expected this year in the United States. Nearly 866,000 Americans are living with Hodgkin's or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. An estimated 68,000 deaths will result from blood cancer this year. Blood cancers affect the production and… Continue reading Better Be Bloody Aware!

Cancer Awareness

This boogie man is the real deal

Back to school means back to colds, coughs, the flu - yuck.  September is also the time to become more aware of the real Boogie Man of childhood illness, Peditric Cancer. Did you know that: Only 4% of the National Cancer Institute's budget goes to pediatric cancer. Every day 46 kids are diagnosed with cancer.… Continue reading This boogie man is the real deal

Cancer Awareness, Health & Wellness

Repost – Plant Based Diets Effective for Breast Cancer Survival

There are so many credible, amazing resources out there on holisitic health that we love, so as a new feature here on Fabuously Fighting we will be highlighting some of our favorite bloggers and contributors.  Up first is a great piece from Amanda Brocket of the Raw Food Kitchen originally posted July 14, 2016 on… Continue reading Repost – Plant Based Diets Effective for Breast Cancer Survival

Articles, Cancer Awareness

National Cancer Survivor’s Day

The other day I read an article about a woman who was speaking about being a cancer survivor.  She stated from the minute of diagnosis that she became a survivor. This was very interesting to read, as I have questioned many times if I am considered a survivor with the metastatic state I live in.… Continue reading National Cancer Survivor’s Day

Cancer Awareness

Noggin Nasties

A few years ago during a particullarly bad round of experimental chemo, I was experiencing severe vertigo, something I had only minorly experienced previously.  I was so disoriented and dizzy that I was limited to laying on the couch and not much else.  During this time I also had ringing in my ears, I was… Continue reading Noggin Nasties