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Breast Cancer

I Literally Lost It All And Then This Happened…

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) Almost four years ago, I wrote a heartfelt post titled, “Freedom Fridays”, about my decision to go part-time. It remains one of the most popular entries on my blog. It was written 3 years after…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Hope for Carol

About This Cause Being a single parent is never easy. Now try being a single parent with stage 3 Breast cancer. Just when things seemed to be getting better financially, Carolina was faced with the most difficult challenge of…

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The Wellness Series @ Columbia University Medical Center

When diagnosed with breast cancer, Eileen Z. Fuentes, a Columbia University employee, experienced cancer treatment from a patient’s perspective. Having worked for Columbia, she knew she was in capable hands during her treatment; however, she was determined to play…

Cancer Survivor

We’ve been to war together | Manhattan Times News

Reiki healing at the hospital Story, photos and video by Sherry Mazzocchi When Susan was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer, she was devastated. She hadn’t even felt particularly ill, but she had an aggressive cancer that had already…

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The Elixir: For Those of Us With Pre-Existing Conditions…

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@theSPEACHgal) For some of us, having medical insurance means survival. People, particularly the young and healthy, never really think about health insurance until they need it. I implore you to look and listen to these…

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My Heart: Eileen Z. Fuentes

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) On September 19, 2008 my life was turned upside down. On that fateful day, my wife and mother of our 3 young girls, Eileen Z. Fuentes, was diagnosed with breast cancer. To make matters worse,…

Uptown Health: Free Breast Cancer Screening

On Saturday April 6th and Wednesday April 10th Councilmember Jackson and the American-Italian Cancer Foundation are joining various community groups to bring free mammography screenings to the residents of West Harlem and Washington Heights/Inwood (see attached flyers). The service…