Bring writing into an art therapy session and be amazed

Bring writing into an art therapy session and be amazed

Author: Lisa Mitchell / Source: Creative Continuing Education for Therapists The combination of writing and art in a session is more powerful than either activity alone. I’m an art therapist, and I use art in therapy. Art making is an experience that my...

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Breast Cancer Stories
Stories, sidenotes, rants, & raves.


Breast Cancer–The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me?

As I was listening to a panel of women share their experience with breast cancer, one of them happily admitted that breast cancer was the best thing that had ever happened to her. The voice inside my head screeched, "Is she nuts?!". Really and truly, I could never...

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Behind the Scenes: Gazebo. Frankenmuth, Michigan.

Raising Breast Cancer Awareness One Image at a Time... Scenario:  Wonderful park in Northern Michigan. Detective and a uniform police officer walk over the hill and approach Linda and I. Detective: What are you doing here? Me: Making a photograph for an art project I...

Bob Carey’s Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Bob was challenged by our good friend Leslye to the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS.  We were happy to support awareness for an important cause... Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive...

Caregiver Stories
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LIVING with Breast Cancer: Share Caregiver Stories

We invite our fans to honor their caregivers.  Sometimes caregivers are the 'silent heroes' in the fight against cancer, staying strong for the men and women they love.  This is an invitation to share their story - not only to honor them, but to inspire others with...

“In With Both Feet” – My Daughter’s Breast Cancer Journey

We are always grateful when our supporters share their "living with breast cancer stories". We believe it helps everyone else feel a little bit less alone in their breast cancer journey. Meet Terri Hersh who is bravely supporting her daughter's journey with breast...

“A Little Ray of Light” – Breast Cancer Inspiration

When a loved one faces a cancer battle, your world goes dark. Goals are hard to set and the concept of a tomorrow becomes a frightening one. So when that dark and frightening world got infiltrated by a ‘naked man’ in a pink tutu, it shined a little ray of light and put a little smile on our faces and that, in turn, made this fight more bearable. So for that, The Tutu Project will always hold a special place in our lives.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer
Education & Advocacy


New technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis

Author: Allison Huseman / Source: Baylor College of Medicine Dr. Xiang Zhang discusses a new technique developed in his laboratory to test the effectiveness of treatments for breast cancer metastases. A new laboratory technique developed by researchers at...

New bone-in technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis

Source: medicalxpress.com Dr. Xiang Zhang, associate professor of molecular and cellular biology and the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, and McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine. Credit: Baylor College of Medicine A new laboratory technique developed by...

Relationships and metastatic breast cancer

Source: KXLY If you have an advanced cancer like metastatic breast cancer, having a supportive family and relationships with loved ones can improve the quality of life for you as well as your caregivers. If you're in a romantic relationship, you may find that you both...

Heroes Among Us
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Rockin’ a Tutu for a Breast Cancer Fundraiser: The Sports Barre

These lovely ladies joined our #Dare2Tutu campaign this year, donned a tutu,  rocked out to a vigorous workout while raising money for breast cancer!  Thank you, thank you, thank you.  AND, to The Sports Barre in Jersey City, we just sent you a basketful of gratitude...

Bloomingdale’s Gathers Yogis for Breast Cancer

In the early morning hours of  Saturday, October 3rd we launched our breast cancer awareness campaign, #Dare2Tutu, at Bloomingdale's 59th Street store in New York. When we entered there was a hush throughout the store, pink yoga mats were neatly placed on the floor...

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Real estate group gives breast cancer research $3m boost

Author: Staff Reporter / Source: realestatebusiness.com.au Professionals Real Estate Group says it is a proud supporter of the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NBCF) work. “Our group is keen for the NBCF to achieve its goal of achieving zero deaths from...

New early detection breast cancer research focusing on rural areas

Author: Ugochi Iloka / Source: wbrc.com Source: WBRC TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - New early detection breast cancer research shows why many women, primarily in rural areas, aren't getting breast exams. University of Alabama nursing assistant professor and...

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Rockin’ a Tutu for a Breast Cancer Fundraiser: The Sports Barre

These lovely ladies joined our #Dare2Tutu campaign this year, donned a tutu,  rocked out to a vigorous workout while raising money for breast cancer!  Thank you, thank you, thank you.  AND, to The Sports Barre in Jersey City, we just sent you a basketful of gratitude...

Bloomingdale’s Gathers Yogis for Breast Cancer

In the early morning hours of  Saturday, October 3rd we launched our breast cancer awareness campaign, #Dare2Tutu, at Bloomingdale's 59th Street store in New York. When we entered there was a hush throughout the store, pink yoga mats were neatly placed on the floor...

Cheer Up!
Ideas + Inspiration


Bring writing into an art therapy session and be amazed

Author: Lisa Mitchell / Source: Creative Continuing Education for Therapists The combination of writing and art in a session is more powerful than either activity alone. I’m an art therapist, and I use art in therapy. Art making is an experience that my...