Entries by Lindsey Parker

Building a Strong Support System

Cindy Chu shares her suggestions for building your personal support system. Receiving a diagnosis of Inflammatory Breast Cancer in November 2017 definitely threw me into panic. I was filled with […]

[WATCH] Kim Alexander: Surviving IBC Thanks to Clinical Research

Published November 22, 2014 by American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Diagnosed HER2-positive, with stage III inflammatory breast cancer that progressed to metastatic cancer, Kim Alexander turned to an investigational drug called […]

Anya Silver: “I Am More Than My Cancer”

Anya Silver’s Story [1 August 2015] I have considered myself a poet since reading Tennyson’s poem “The Lady of Shalott” in eleventh-grade English class and deciding that I wanted to do […]

An IBC Survivor’s Story: 19 Years and Counting

19-1/2 Years and Counting by CLB [author prefers to use initials] (October 2020) I am a stage 4 Inflammatory Breast Cancer survivor, diagnosed in May 2001. In February 2001 when […]

Phyllis Johnson: A Sense of Perspective

A Sense of Perspective by Phyllis Johnson, Concord, NC (formerly of Liberty, MO) When I was a teenager, my big goal in life was to travel in Europe. I still remember […]

Gayla Little: You Are Not Alone In Your Fight

Fiery Furnace by Gayla Little November 2000, I noticed an unusual sensation in my right breast. It was like a “letdown” reflex you get before nursing a baby, but my […]

Jo Pabon: A Story About Dimes

A Story About Dimes by Jo Pabon My mother, Harriet Cimock, grew up in Corning, a small farming town in southwest Iowa. She raised five kids and was married to my […]