Tag: Breast Cancer


Patient Leader #FollowFriday – July 13th, 2018

Endorsements for the 2018 WEGO Health Awards opened this week and we are blown away at how many people are standing up to support their fellow Patient Leaders! In our first week we have received almost 2,000 endorsements. Let that sink in. In 5 days, 2,000 people have taken the time to endorse someone they…

Patient Leader #FollowFriday – January 19th, 2018

Happy Friday, Patient Leaders! This week, we've snagged an eclectic group for you to follow. From a women's health advocate living in Bangladesh, our favorite vegan living in Canada and a top-notch cancer advocate right here in the States, these three Patient Leaders will not only educate you, but they'll also help you make friends…

ICYMI: November #HAChat hosted by Katie Parker

This month we were joined by Katie Parker,@katie5280, and engaged in a conversation about creating and maintaining a safe home for diabetic patients. Katie Parker is a breast cancer survivor, type 2 diabetes patient, speaker and writer. Katie served as a 2011 Pink Together Ambassador, a breast cancer writer for the Fight Like A Girl Club…
Knowing what you know now, What would you tell yourself when you were first diagnosed? | WEGO Health Guest Blog Claudia Schmidt, My Left Breast

What Would You Tell Yourself?

Sharing what she would have told herself about the disease before she was diagnosed, Claudia recently wrote the following post as an open letter to herself about breast cancer. By sharing your learnings, you can help anyone else who might be going through a similar experience. She encourages all patient influencers, across all disease states,…
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