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My Survivor Story by Brittany Avin

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I had grown up with a fear that I would get cancer. I knew I had a killer family history, with numerous women diagnosed on both sides of my family, and my grandfather dying of cancer. It was something I always saw as a part of my life. - But cancer was something people got late in life. Everyone I knew who had cancer was in their forties or fifties, and besides, I was an athletic [...]

What are Probiotics? – Learn Why These Little Guys May Be Great for Cancer Survivors

What are Probiotics? So what are probiotics? Well, probiotics are tiny organisms (bacteria) that live in the body and keep the "bad" bacteria in check basically. According to WebMD, the human body has 400 types of probiotic bacteria that help promote a healthy digestive tract. Who Can Benefit from a Probiotic Supplement? You could say that literally everyone could benefit from a probiotic supplement. - After all, they help fight the bad bacteria in your stomach, fight illness, ward off urinary infections [...]

10 Clues That Someone is a Cancer Survivor

1. They are a bit skinny, but strong as hell! 2. A long day used to be working from 9 to 5, but not anymore. 3. The thing they value most is people, not money. 4. Those little arguments from years ago have long been forgotten. - And not from chemo brain! 5. They will kick your ass in the "who has the most scars" contest. 6. They probably know the definition of the word, "petechiae". 7. They know where their "good veins" are. 8. They [...]

Stephanie Samolovitch: Cancer Survivor & Advocate

// Stephanie Samolovitch is someone I met recently. She contacted me after she read an article I wrote for Coping Magazine to discuss a possible fundraiser. On the phone, Stephanie shared her story of surviving cancer. After speaking with her for just a few short minutes, I instantly knew that she was a fighter and that she was not a person to let a disease hold her back. She was also not one to fall into the trap [...]