Breast Cancer

A Survivor’s Way

As a breast cancer survivor, Amy Wu knew how to live with the uncertainty of the COVID lockdown by finding new ways to adapt and to advocate for others.

The cW Library: Summer 2021

From losing a husband to losing a routine, issue 11’s bookshelf features tales from supporters and warriors alike that can help you make sense of a new identity.

Beauty Marks

Not all tattoos have meaning behind them, but these do. In cW’s newest portrait series, five women show off their ink that pays tribute to an array of cancer journeys, including their own.

A Survivor Forever

Carla Walker wasn’t surprised when she received a breast cancer diagnosis—three of her sisters had also had the disease. But then her twin daughters were diagnosed too, situating Carla to set an example in survivorship.

In This Together

Young Survival Coalition’s annual summit may have gone virtual this year, but there was no shortage of making connections and fostering community for young women warriors.

Dive In

Going for a dip is no sweat with “Everyday Runway” columnist Melissa Berry’s guide to cute and comfortable swimwear for a post-mastectomy body.

Reclaiming Myself

After a difficult breast cancer journey, Lesley Nygaard turned pain into passion by creating a holistic nutritional resource for other warriors.

Insist and Persist

After a stage IV breast cancer diagnosis, Leslie Ferris Yerger realized there was a lot she hadn’t known about the risk of cancer when it comes to dense breasts. With the formation of nonprofit My Density Matters, she’s urging other women to take action.

Boobie Queens

Breast cancer warriors can find extra support through Boobie Crowns, an organization with an unconventional way of making you feel like royalty.

Breast Cancer Under 40? Enter Young Survival Coalition

YSC offers educational materials, social opportunities and more for a younger subset of the breast cancer community.