Life in the Fast Lane: Stage 4 Cancer Isn’t Slowing Down this High-performance Driving Instructor

By Meredith Whittemore With 435 horsepower and the ability to accelerate from zero to 60 in just 4.5 seconds, Wesley Moore’s “competition orange” 2015 Mustang GT does more than just fulfill his need for speed. It’s helping the racing enthusiast stay positive and cope with his stage IV lung cancer. “The weekend after I was [Continue Reading]

“I Have Breast Cancer, But I’m Not Sick”

By Meredith Whittemore That’s the mantra Mia Trevillion-Barney says she lived by ever since receiving a breast cancer diagnosis in October 2015. A lump was discovered in her breast during her annual well-woman exam, and she went for breast tomosynthesis, or a 3-D mammogram, at the Bobetta Lindig Breast Care Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial [Continue Reading]

Advice to Other Women from Three Breast Cancer Survivors

By Meredith Whittemore The best advice often comes from those who’ve actually walked a mile in your shoes. Three breast cancer survivors treated at Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers across Greater Houston offer these words of advice and encouragement to women who may be going through treatment right now and those who are waiting to schedule their [Continue Reading]

Breast Cancer & Genetics: Answers to Your Top 5 Questions

By Meredith Whittemore Ever since Angelina Jolie announced that she’d undergone a double mastectomy after learning she carried the BRCA1 gene, a gene that increased a woman’s risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, there’s been increased publicity surrounding the role of genetics in cancer. But who should consider genetic testing?  And what exactly can the tests [Continue Reading]