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Amoena Life 2013
Is green the new pink?
Lifestyle changes after breast cancer
Seldom does a day go by without a headline about something that will either cause or prevent cancer. Our report looks at some of the research behind these sensationalised headlines to see if there is any real evidence that lifestyle or environmental factors increase your risk, and whether significant changes make sense following diagnosis.
Painting a brighter future
When Julia S. was diagnosed with breast cancer she wanted to create something beautiful out of the trauma. It led her to take the unusual step of creating a beautiful tattoo that would cover her reconstructed breast.
Four corners of the earth
One Journey of hope
Women in some countries have yearly mammograms; in others a lump might be found without having visited a doctor in a decade. No matter where we experience breast cancer, though, it’s a journey that changes our lives. If you’ve ever wondered what having breast cancer can be like in other countries, here we share the personal stories from women around the globe.
Gentle, safe yoga poses to boost mobility
Maintaining mobility after breast cancer treatment is important, and a little yoga is a great way to get started. We asked Pippa Plaisted, who teaches yoga and Pilates at The Haven in London, to recommend her favourite yoga poses that are gentle and safe.
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