The Intersection of Cancer and Life, Episode 6: Emily Hopper

Episode 6 of the Intersection of Cancer and Life features Emily Hopper, the mama, artist, advocate and breast cancer survivor behind alternative breast cancer awareness apparel brand, EMPOWERHAUS. She is also the founder of Flatties Unite, the popular Facebook group for women living with fewer than 2 breasts. Emily was diagnosed with stage III triple … Continue reading The Intersection of Cancer and Life, Episode 6: Emily Hopper

The Intersection of Cancer and Life, Episode 5: Racheli Alkobey

On Episode 5 of The Intersection of Cancer and Life, we talk with Radiant Racheli Alkobey, who was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma at age 21, during her senior year of college. After her diagnosis, she started video blogging under the handle Radiant Racheli and recorded her entire diagnosis and treatment journey in it's most raw … Continue reading The Intersection of Cancer and Life, Episode 5: Racheli Alkobey

The Hardest Decision I Didn’t Get to Make

Coming to terms with the loss of my fertility has been one of the most difficult parts of my breast cancer diagnosis. My cancer is estrogen-receptor positive, which means that any estrogen in my body fuels tumor growth. Unfortunately, a pregnancy creates a tremendous amount of estrogen in a woman's body. After my original diagnosis, I … Continue reading The Hardest Decision I Didn’t Get to Make