In This eUpdate:
A Converstation with Olivia Newton-John
October 6 - 1 a Minute - Stories of Hope, Courage, and Survival
Your Guide to Making Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions
Get Your Exercise Program on Track
 

Olivia Newton-John A CONVERSATION WITH
 
Olivia Newton-John – Hopefully Devoted to Empowering Women in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
by Laura Shipp

When Olivia Newton-John was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, the modern breast cancer movement was just beginning to take shape. Now 18 years later and cancer free, Olivia has become a passionate advocate for early detection, encouraging women to take a more active role in their breast health.
(photo by Chad Smith, courtesy of Green Hill Music)
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1 a Minute - Stories of Hope, Courage, and Survival
by Laura Shipp

On October 6, 2010, for one night only, Olivia Newton-John will join actors, survivors, and advocates from around the world to help raise awareness through 1 a Minute, a docudrama that portrays one woman’s journey through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Throughout the film, breast cancer survivors (including Olivia) will share their own personal stories of hope and survival. The film is the creation of actress, director, and breast cancer survivor Namrata Singh Gujral, who began the project while undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
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Your Guide to Making Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions

When you are first diagnosed, you may feel as if you will do anything to get rid of the cancer – the sooner the better. Although prompt treatment is important, breast cancer usually is not a medical emergency. It is critical to take time to understand the type of breast cancer you have. Then you can select the treatments that are most likely to benefit you.
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Get Your Exercise Program on Track
by Howard Stidwill, PhD

Exercise has long been seen as instrumental in the recovery of cardiac patients, and it is increasingly playing an important role for people undergoing cancer treatment. But before we delve in, we should first look at what is meant by exercise and outline the various forms it can take.
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