Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer and Metastasis: What to Expect

Breast Cancer and Metastasis: What to Expect

Understanding what happens when cancer cells spread is an important step in battling metastatic breast cancer. What Is Metastasis? Metastatic cancer is cancer that’s spread to a different part of the body than where it originated. For example, a person who has been...

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Learn how to tie a headscarf!

Learn how to tie a headscarf!

The beauty of wearing a headscarf  is its simplicity -- and the fun of wearing a headscarf? Variety! Make it casual with the ribbons hanging in the back, or make it high-style with an "up-do" floweret. You bring the confidence and personality, and choose from gorgeous...

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Bra Fitting Problems.. Bra Fitting Solutions!

Bra Fitting Problems.. Bra Fitting Solutions!

  The band of your bra seems to dig into your skin or is stretched to the limit. The band size may be too tight . You could try a bigger band size . For example going from a 34 to a 36. If you go up in the band size you may have to go down in the cup size. For example...

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Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Here are some risk factors of breast cancer. Number of first-degree relatives with breast cancer Women who had their first menstrual period before age 12 Women who had their first pregnancy after age 30 or women who have never had a full-term pregnancy Number of...

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Early-stage breast cancer patients…

Early-stage breast cancer patients undergo unnecessary testing: studyThe majority of Ontario women with early-stage breast cancer undergo unnecessary, potentially harmful imaging tests even though international guidelines recommend against this practice, according to...

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RADIATION & Breast Cancer

Radiation of the breast area may cause some side effects. Usually the onset of side effects is gradual. Despite what many people fear, radiation therapy is relatively easy to tolerate and its side effects are limited to the treated area. One of the most common side...

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Exercises after Breast Cancer surgery

Exercises after Breast Cancer surgery as recommended by “The Canadian Cancer Society.” Exercise is an important part of breast cancer treatment and recovery. Exercising the arm and shoulder after breast cancer surgery helps: improve muscle tone regain and maintain...

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Breast Forms

Breast forms (prosthesis) are used for after a woman has had breast cancer surgery. There are several different types of breast forms including full forms, partial forms and shapers. They can be used after a full or partial mastectomy, lumpectomy or reconstruction....

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Sports bra made to ‘flatter not flatten’

 Article from The SpectatorBy: Shel Sheehan-Bernard http://www.thespec.com/living-story/4186490-sports-bra-made-to-flatter-not-flatten-/   Sports bras are generally about function over form. The Adjustable Handful Bra, however, is a different beast. Made to...

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