Review In Brief: Breast Cancer: The Path Of Wellness and Healing

By | July 31st, 2012|General|

Nina Montée Karp, Joyce Ostin’s Breast Cancer: The Path Of Wellness and Healing (2009) is a masterful 2-Disc DVD filled with over five-hours of valuable information from the leading experts in the field. Karp’s approach delves into relevant information about breast cancer from the world’s leading medical experts including notable breast cancer survivors Christina Applegate, Sheryl Crow, Melissa [...]

Risks: Study Ties Alcohol to Recurrence of Breast Cancer

By | December 16th, 2009|Blog|

Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of developing breast cancer, and a study suggests that breast cancer survivors who consume just a few drinks a week may be more likely to experience a recurrence than nondrinkers.

Screening Soundbites: Our Experts and Contributors Speak Out

By | December 3rd, 2009|Blog|

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently released a controversial proposal for new breast cancer screening guidelines. The panel’s recommendations that women stop doing breast self examinations and only receive routine mammograms every two years from 50-70 years of age have been received with shock and disappointment.

Gilda’s Club & The Power of Language

By | November 13th, 2009|Blog|

Another terrific resource for anyone dealing with breast cancer: Gilda’s Club, a network of organizations that provide emotional and social support, named in honor of comedian Gilda Radner, who died of ovarian cancer in 1989.

BC HERO OF THE WEEK: Sheryl Crow

By | November 9th, 2009|Blog|

Nine-time Grammy Award-winner, activist, mother, friend, and breast cancer-survivor Sheryl Crow is the living definition of the word “hero.”

BC HERO OF THE WEEK: Christina Applegate

By | November 5th, 2009|Blog|

As you probably know, Christina Applegate is the gorgeous blond actress whose credits include films like Anchorman and The Sweetest Thing, as well as sitcoms including Samantha Who? and Married…With Children. As you also may have heard, this 37-year-old is also a breast cancer survivor. Needless to say, we were thrilled that she agreed to share her story with The Path of Wellness & Healing.

Breast Cancer: Curing “Information Sickness” with Our Favorite Resources

By | November 3rd, 2009|Blog|

In one section of our DVD, Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness & Healing, Laura Ziskin, Co-Founder of Stand Up To Cancer (a breast cancer survivor, activist and hero), introduces the concept of "Information Sickness."It’s not as bad as it sounds (in fact, it can even be a good problem to have): There is SUCH a wealth of information on breast cancer available to women and their families – from breast cancer-related websites to doctor’s offices, from breast cancer support groups to breast cancer pamphlets and breast cancer books, covering every step of the breast cancer experience from risk to diagnosis to treatment – that it can be an overwhelming experience for someone who’s already overwhelmed by a much larger issue...

Friends Don’t Let Friends Get Breast Cancer

By | October 6th, 2009|Blog|

Here at The Path of Wellness & Healing, we like to follow a certain adage: Friends don’t let friends get breast cancer. Because our goal is to educate, inspire hope, and raise awareness, we urge you to do your part to help spread our message.

The Path Of Wellness & Healing Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By | September 26th, 2009|Blog|

Women around the world – our mothers, daughters, sisters and friends - live in fear of the words “You have breast cancer.” And statistics suggest that 1 in 8 will hear them at some point in her life. From diagnosis to treatment, the journey of breast cancer can be a devastating and confounding experience. This October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, join survivors, activists, physicians and spiritual healers in the battle against this disease, where our three greatest weapons are Education, Community, and Hope.