Posts by Jessica Lightheart

Amy Ngo

What can be learned from this journey is there can be joy found within this journey. A joy that could never have been planned or anticipated. Also, there is courage,…
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Sonja Trytko

Sonja Trytko sought help at an urgent care clinic when she felt intense pain in her chest. The doctor sent her for a CT scan to rule out a blood…
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Sex/Intimacy & Breast Cancer

This video features a discussion led by Dr. Valerie Correa on sex/intimacy and breast cancer. Topics include: how to reconnect to your body during and after cancer treatment how to…
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Darcie Olson

Darcie Olson, a member of the Cowlitz Tribe, found a lump on her breast around the age of 30. It was dismissed by her healthcare provider. Something inside of her…
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Clinical Trials in Breast Cancer Research

This video features Dr. Alexandra Zimmer, M.D., M.Sc., Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, School of Medicine on the topic of Clinical Trials in Breast Cancer Research.
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Kelly Selis

Kelly’s professional background is connected to mental health and helping others. In 2012 she faced a triple positive breast cancer diagnosis and she quickly came to realize how much this…
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Esperanza Hernandez

In December of 2022 Esperanza received her breast cancer diagnosis:  Triple negative invasive ductal carcinoma initially as stage 2 but soon after revised to stage 3.  Like so many others who have…
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Carina Aldridge

If you are a member of this club of thrivers and survivors, you are bound to have heard about retreats and the profound results they produce. Like a cancer diagnosis…
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