Dr. Marisa Weiss – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life and work of this survivor turned thriving philanthropist for all women that have suffered the challenges and fears of a disease that affects millions of women every year; BREAST CANCER. An actual breast cancer oncologist herself, with over twenty years of active practice in the Philadelphia region, this Woman is regarded as a visionary advocate for her innovative and steadfast approach to informing, empowering, and treating … [Read more...]

Mastectomy~Partial or Radical, that is the question? WOMEN in RECOVERY

Mastectomy Partial or Radical, that is the question? There are four types of mastectomies: partial mastectomy, or lumpectomy, in which the tumor and surrounding tissue is removed; simple mastectomy, where the entire breast and some axillary lymph nodes are removed; modified radical mastectomy, in which the entire breast and all axillary lymph nodes are removed; and the radical mastectomy, where the entire breast, axillary lymph nodes, and chest muscles are removed. A … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Month ~ October

Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells. To better understand breast cancer, it helps to understand how any cancer can develop.     Cancer occurs as a result of mutations, or abnormal changes, in the genes responsible for regulating the growth of cells and keeping them healthy. The genes are in each cell’s nucleus, which acts as the “control room” of each cell. Normally, the cells in our bodies replace themselves through an orderly process of cell growth: … [Read more...]

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