The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

December 17, 2019

When people talk about terminal cancer, there is one thing you usually don’t hear about – the financial burden. A terminal cancer diagnosis is surrounded by emotions and sadness; the last thing you probably want to think about is how to handle the financial considerations that come along with this diagnosis. However, ignoring the financial implications and avoiding the topic will not make the situation better, and can actually lead to more negative emotions down the line. No one wants to be hand...

Congratulations!-You’ve completed chemotherapy, “rang the bell” and have so much to celebrate, but wait, you’re not feeling celebratory?!!!

If you’ve gone thru any course of chemotherapy, you know how challenging it’s been, so when you’re finished there’s so much to celebrate and be thankful for. But not everyone is feeling ready to celebrate in the same way others may expect.

I found it really difficult when people assumed now that you’ve completed your treatments that you’re “all better” or “can...

A cancer diagnosis is cruel at anytime, but it is especially difficult during the holidays. A time that is supposed to be spent with family in a warm home surrounded by enough food to feed a stadium is turned into long days in the hospital being poked by doctors and nurses, not knowing what the future holds.

This was the case for Heather Von St. James, an 11-year mesothelioma survivor. She was diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer that affects the lining of the lungs...

What does this New Year 2011 have in store for you? Or what are you hoping it will bring and how much of it is in your control? What happens if YOU receive a diagnosis regarding cancer this year?

Are you someone who takes the time to make a list of resolutions or even think about what you would like to change with this New Year? How many times have you made the same resolution only to give up on it? Are you setting realistic goals for yourself? And let’s talk about that “going on a diet” resoluti...