Co-Founder Lisa Lurie’s favorite Chic Discoveries
At Cancer Be Glammed, one of the questions that we get asked the most is, “What’s a good gift for someone diagnosed with cancer or going through treatment?” During the holidays, the pressure to find an appropriate, enjoyable gift for a woman coping with cancer, can be even more stressful. To take the guesswork and […]read more
Breast Cancer Blogs are a great source of information, support, and shared cancer experiences. Here are 5 of our favorite cancer recovery blogs and resources. What blogs do find helpful? Comment below! Living Beyond Breast Cancer: LBBC aims to help people whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer by providing programs, services, and resources […]read more
The bra burnings of the 1960’s were an act of rebellion by women to bring about cultural change. When I unceremoniously roasted my own mastectomy bras years ago, this was my purpose as well. While on a much smaller scale and through humor, I wanted to spark change in the cancer recovery world. Breast cancer […]read more
Fall is finally here! As the leaves change colors and fall to the ground, and the smell of pumpkin spice permeates the air, it’s time to breakout the fall fashions. If you’re a style watcher, this year means sweaters with fringe (yes, fringe is in!), lots of check patterns, and winter florals. Knit hats and […]read more
Fall 2007 Ten years ago, I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Breast Cancer. As I stood in front of the mirror following my double mastectomy (minus reconstruction), the despair I felt threatened to swallow me whole. Like a female humpty dumpty—I didn’t know how to put myself back together again. Drains, scars, body-altering lumpectomies, mastectomies, […]read more
For some types of cancer, surgery and treatment can cause weight gain. Certain chemotherapy drugs, surgically-induced menopause, and hormone therapy are a few of the reasons that scale needle starts trending upward. During my treatment for breast cancer, I gained fifteen pounds from chemotherapy. A few more, after I had my ovaries removed and I […]read more
Co-founder of CBG and the one who put the “glam” in Cancer Be Glammed.