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If Being REAL is a Trend, We Must Be the Setters

If Being REAL is a Trend, We Must Be the Setters

October 11, 2016 5 Comments

Three years ago, at roughly this time of year, I was at Race Street Cafe, a gastropub in Philly’s Old City neighborhood. I was simultaneously riding the high of what had just begun and stressing the next few months and what the future would hold.

 

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Everyone Has A Different Wants List Post-Mastectomy. Own Yours.

Everyone Has A Different Wants List Post-Mastectomy. Own Yours.

September 18, 2016 1 Comment

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I was immediately faced with some serious decisions to make. Decisions about my body, how to deal with removing the cancer and what type of reconstruction were incredibly difficult. These decisions would literally affect how I look and feel for the remainder of my life.

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The Great Breast Search: Exploring My Options After Mastectomy

The Great Breast Search: Exploring My Options After Mastectomy

September 01, 2016 1 Comment

While undergoing chemotherapy and radiation, I gave little to no thought about reconstruction. Being subjected to more surgeries and spending more time in doctor’s offices held little appeal and I had grown accustomed to my mastectomy scar.

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Hurray Vacay Giveaway Winner Wants to Stick It To Stage IV

Hurray Vacay Giveaway Winner Wants to Stick It To Stage IV

August 25, 2016 1 Comment

This post has certainly been a long time coming. After we found out about winner Susan Rahn's request for a generous gesture, we had to get the whole story and share hers with the Sisterhood and the world.

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How Do I Express My Needs Now That I Have Cancer?

How Do I Express My Needs Now That I Have Cancer?

August 18, 2016

Communicating your needs as a cancer patient with your friends and family can be a daunting task. Sometimes we really need help and sometimes all we need is a sounding board. As a caregiver, I’ve worked with a great deal of cancer patients over the years. When facing challenges, good communication is as important as ever. Here I’ve compiled seven tips that I’ve seen have really helped.

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Do You Know What Breast Reconstruction Looks Like?

Do You Know What Breast Reconstruction Looks Like?

August 02, 2016 38 Comments

Does anyone want to talk about foobs?

Sure, everyone wants to talk a lot about boobs. When am I going to get them? How big are they going to be? Some want bigger, some smaller, some have Instagram accounts full of selfies in body-con dresses with puckered lips and padded bras because hers are just right.

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How I Learned to Accept My Body After Breast Cancer

How I Learned to Accept My Body After Breast Cancer

June 29, 2016

"Every year approximately 1/3 of the women diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States have implant or FLAP reconstruction surgery. Reconstruction surgery is on the rise, as is prophylactic mastectomy surgery with reconstruction, however until 2014, there was not a single company devoted to creating lingerie that fit the specific needs of women with breast reconstruction. AnaOno, my company, was the first." - Dana Donofree

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Two Mothers, One Family, Affected by Breast Cancer

Two Mothers, One Family, Affected by Breast Cancer

May 08, 2016

On this Mother’s Day we honor Megan Do Nascimento and her mother Mary Small Gershman, both young breast cancer survivors. Surprisingly with four women in her family having breast cancer, Megan's illness was not genetic. In her own words, Megan talks about their journeys and answers a few questions about what her experience was like and how her mother helped her through the disease she’d had herself nearly 35 years before her daughter.

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Breast Cancer, Take Two - Survivor Stories Guest Post

Breast Cancer, Take Two - Survivor Stories Guest Post

May 05, 2016

Whenever you hear, “You have breast cancer,” it’s a huge shock! The first time I heard those words, in 1995, I was 41 years old, married for eleven years and raising a young son. I saw my life pass before my eyes and thought I was going to die.

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My Measure of Success in Gratitude

My Measure of Success in Gratitude

April 13, 2016 1 Comment

Today, as I sit here, looking and reflecting back on the past year, I have the biggest, warmest heart anyone could ever ask for.

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My Bittersweet Goodbye

My Bittersweet Goodbye

February 03, 2016 1 Comment

You know that girl, that woman, the one who radiates love and joy, filling the room immediately as she enters it? She’s the one we all want to know and win over to be in her circle of friends, if just for a moment.

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Dana Donofree Talks Business at Women's Entrepreneurship Day

Dana Donofree Talks Business at Women's Entrepreneurship Day

January 14, 2016

AnaOno's founder and CEO Dana Donofree was selected to be a part of the 2015 Women's Entrepreneurship Day Panel at the United Nations this past November. You can watch her and other young female entrepreneurs talk about starting a new venture, building that business and finding solutions throughout the process and in the growth phase here.

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