Survivorship is one of the biggest buzz words in cancer currently. It turns out that survivorship means different things to different groups of people. See what women who beat breast cancer are saying about their preferences that are in common.
Lisa Whitmyer, a nine-year survivor of ER+, early-stage breast cancer and a team leader in the commercial division of Biotheranostics, Inc. spends most of her waking hours educating physicians about Breast Cancer Index, a test that provides information on risk of recurrence and likelihood of benefit from extended anti-estrogen therapy for ER+, early-stage breast cancer patients. Recently, finding limited free time within a consuming professional career, Lisa has been training, and training for an IRONMAN held in Lake Placid, NY just last weekend.
You’ve made it through all the treatments, the surgeries, the hospital visits and you finally heard those magic words: “You’re cancer free.” But now what?