20 episodes

Since my diagnosis ten years ago, I have been dedicated to researching lifestyle changes and supporting clinical research to achieve the prevention of breast cancer. My goal is to raise awareness of the need for research funding for the primary prevention of women's cancers and to share information to help those facing this journey. My posts are educational and include my journey with bilateral breast cancer and my year of treatment including a double mastectomy and reconstruction. I have been a breast cancer advocate since 2010 and have served on panels at the department of defense breast cancer funding review programs. My website shares all the information I have collected and verified from long term survivors and medical evidence. I am not a medical professional, simply a teacher who hopes to make a difference by sharing information. I presently serve as one of three breast cancer advocates on the pending clinical trial under the direction of Dr. Vincent Tuohy at the Cleveland clinic to prevent the recurrence of triple negative breast cancer, the most lethal form of the disease which is expected to begin in 2021.I am a graduate of the National Breast Cancer Coalition's Project LEAD and have lobbied Congress for additional funds for prevention clinical trials for breast and ovarian cancers. Stay tuned...

Sisters4Prevention Breast Cancer Resourc‪e‬ Judy Fitzgerald

    • Health & Fitness

Since my diagnosis ten years ago, I have been dedicated to researching lifestyle changes and supporting clinical research to achieve the prevention of breast cancer. My goal is to raise awareness of the need for research funding for the primary prevention of women's cancers and to share information to help those facing this journey. My posts are educational and include my journey with bilateral breast cancer and my year of treatment including a double mastectomy and reconstruction. I have been a breast cancer advocate since 2010 and have served on panels at the department of defense breast cancer funding review programs. My website shares all the information I have collected and verified from long term survivors and medical evidence. I am not a medical professional, simply a teacher who hopes to make a difference by sharing information. I presently serve as one of three breast cancer advocates on the pending clinical trial under the direction of Dr. Vincent Tuohy at the Cleveland clinic to prevent the recurrence of triple negative breast cancer, the most lethal form of the disease which is expected to begin in 2021.I am a graduate of the National Breast Cancer Coalition's Project LEAD and have lobbied Congress for additional funds for prevention clinical trials for breast and ovarian cancers. Stay tuned...

    Post Mastectomy: Honest Discussion on Drains and Expanders

    Post Mastectomy: Honest Discussion on Drains and Expanders

    Post Mastectomy - Early Days - Managing Drains and Pain from Expanders

    • 21 min
    Prevention Strategy 5: The Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen. When to buy Organic?

    Prevention Strategy 5: The Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen. When to buy Organic?

    When to buy Organic and when is Conventional OK?

    • 10 min
    Prevention Strategy 2: B's of Prevention: Berries and Broccoli to Fight Cancer. Includes Superfood Smoothie Recipe

    Prevention Strategy 2: B's of Prevention: Berries and Broccoli to Fight Cancer. Includes Superfood Smoothie Recipe

    Including important antioxidants in your diet are vital to fight or prevent cancer.

    • 8 min
    Breast Cancer Prevention Strategy 3: Vitamin D and Green Tea

    Breast Cancer Prevention Strategy 3: Vitamin D and Green Tea

    The anti-cancer properties of Vitamin D and Green Tea

    • 7 min
    Discussion of Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome (PMPS) and Phantom Breast Syndrome (PBS) that Plague Breast Cancer, especially Mastectomy Patients post Surgery

    Discussion of Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome (PMPS) and Phantom Breast Syndrome (PBS) that Plague Breast Cancer, especially Mastectomy Patients post Surgery

    The following passage from the American Cancer Society’s Website:“After having breast cancer surgery, some patients have problems with nerve (neuropathic) pain in the chest wall, armpit, and/or arm that doesn’t go away over time. This is called...

    • 14 min
    Interview with Lauren Huffmaster from AdventureTherapyFoundation: Lauren is a stage 4 breast cancer "NED" whose foundation offers support for families facing a diagnosis of cancer.

    Interview with Lauren Huffmaster from AdventureTherapyFoundation: Lauren is a stage 4 breast cancer "NED" whose foundation offers support for families facing a diagnosis of cancer.

    Young Mom diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer is now NED and has a mission to help families navigate a family members journey with cancer.

    • 41 min

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