breast cancer http://kcur.org en Reconstructing Lives And Bodies After Breast Cancer http://kcur.org/post/reconstructing-lives-and-bodies-after-breast-cancer <p>When we talk about breast cancer, much of the conversation often centers on treatments such as chemotherapy and mastectomies. But once the cancer’s gone, patients still have a long recovery ahead.</p><p>On Thursday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we talk about how reconstructive surgery options have changed and the new options available to women that can help them retain core muscles.</p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guests:</span></strong></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 45606 at http://kcur.org Reconstructing Lives And Bodies After Breast Cancer The Epic Tale Of A Man, A Motorcycle And A Breast Cancer Bracelet http://kcur.org/post/epic-tale-man-motorcycle-and-breast-cancer-bracelet <p>Earlier this year, Luis Belaustegui set off on a long, brutal, exotic journey, in an unprecedented way.</p><p>Belaustegui is a motorcycle racer from Argentina who lives in Kansas City. His&nbsp;adventures – and misadventures— in Peru, Chile and his native Argentina, come from racing in the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Dakar_Rally">Dakar Rally</a>.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Frank Morris 35627 at http://kcur.org The Epic Tale Of A Man, A Motorcycle And A Breast Cancer Bracelet Back In The Swing After Breast Cancer http://kcur.org/post/back-swing-after-breast-cancer <p>You weathered the diagnosis, underwent surgery, and made it through multiple rounds of chemotherapy.&nbsp; In short, <strong>you've survived breast cancer</strong>. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:51:42 +0000 Jabulani Leffall & Danie Alexander 26463 at http://kcur.org Back In The Swing After Breast Cancer Wider Use Of Breast Cancer Radiation Technique Raises Concern http://kcur.org/post/wider-use-breast-cancer-radiation-technique-raises-concern When Lisa Galloway was trying to decide what kind of radiation treatment to undergo after surgery for early breast cancer, she jumped at the chance to get a newer, quicker approach.<p>Instead of dragging on for weeks, the newer form of radiation, called brachytherapy, only takes five days.<p>"Five days compared to 33 days, I was like, 'Yay!' " says Galloway, 53, of Silver Spring, Md. "So I wanted it so badly. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 07:34:00 +0000 editor 15663 at http://kcur.org Wider Use Of Breast Cancer Radiation Technique Raises Concern