One self-exam and one diagnosis changed Diana Escanaverino’s sunny outlook on life. In November 2013, the vivacious singer and cosmetologist learned she had breast cancer, and it dragged her down into a dark place.
The increase in breast cancer survivors has led the medical community to figure out a way to help them with their post-treatment lives by guiding them through psychological, financial and nutrition and exercise issues
My brother’s friend flashed a smile when he saw me. I had not seen him in about three years and I felt butterflies in my stomach. He talked about his new life as the single dad of a 10-month-old boy. I did my best to summarize my ordeal after my Aug. 1, 2011, breast cancer diagnosis.