Why I do what I do...
Having Surgery for Breast Cancer?
My name is Cherie B. Mathews from Austin Texas. I’m a 18+ year breast cancer survivor and discovered the hard way women are not provided standardize post mastectomy garments to heal in. So a sprained elbow gets a sling but a woman who has lost her breasts is sometimes send home with shoe laces to manage the drains HELLO! I have invented and patented the heal in comfort shirt and I’m working very hard to help as many breast cancer patients as possible. Please remember Early Detection Saves Lives and Be Brave and Fight Like a Girl!
Breast Cancer Educational Videos
Stopping Breast Cancer Leader Cells
Johns Hopkins’ cell biologist Andy Ewald explains his latest finding on how breast cancer cells spread and how they might be stopped.
After a Mastectomy
***Contains Images of A Woman 3 Weeks After Surgery***
My name is Michele. I am a breast cancer previvor. This is the story of my journey through mastectomy and breast reconstruction. This is my story, and hopefully my way of helping others. Thank you all you women that have traveled before me or are along this same journey for sending your emails!
Breast Cancer Pathology
A video-animation presentation about breast cancer pathology. 3D graphics are used to explain the process. Topics include ER/PR/HER2 and TNM staging. This video is part of the breast cancer education series produced by CancerQuest at Emory University.
What's a Sentinel Lymph node Biopsy?
A video-animation presentation about sentinel lymph node biopsies for breast cancer diagnosis. 3D graphics are used to explain the process. Topics include the lymphatic system and the methods used. This video is part of the breast cancer education series produced by CancerQuest at Emory University.
Stronger Again - Tahni Handal
This is a slide show to Tahni Handal’s song Stronger Again, dedicated to breast cancer patients, survivors and their support crews everywhere. Many thanks to Cherie Mathews – healincomfort, a survivor, for her inspiration and unwavering dedication to fighting this terrible disease.
Eye to Eye: Sheryl Crow's Breast Cancer Battle
Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow was diagnosed with breast cancer just over a year ago. She talks with Harry Smith about her fight against the disease. (CBSNews.com)
Sh*t Girls Say to Girls with Breast Cancer
Jenny Saldana is a writer, actress and breast cancer survivor. These are the things she heard while battling cancer. For more info on Jenny Saldana and the upcoming web series HAPPY CANCER CHICK created by writer, director Linda Nieves-Powell and produced by Odd Girl In Entertainment.