I Am Not My Breast Cancer gathers the warm, loving, frank, and informed voices of more than eight hundred women—from every state in the nation and from continents as far away as Australia and Africa—who reveal their fears, trade advice, share experiences, and express their deepest, most intimate concerns. Essential reading for any woman with this diagnosis, it offers the companionship of other women dealing with this disease. Taking the reader chronologically through the stages of diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and self-discovery, I Am Not My Breast Cancer offers women a deeper understanding of themselves and living with cancer.
World Aids Day on 1 December is a reminder to reach out to others and bring conversations about HIV/Aids into the open. The group that most needs our support is the young people just starting to explore their sexuality.
Do you remember what it’s like to be a teenager thinking about physical relationships? It’s both thrilling and terrifying. You’re dealing with new emotional experiences that can be quite overwhelming – and that’s even before thinking about HIV/Aids.