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Capital region breast cancer support & awareness

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Women smiling in support of breast cancer education

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month


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To Life! Support and Education Services

To Life! was founded in 1998 by a breast cancer survivor who understood first-hand the uncertainty, questions and needs faced by those dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis.  Her vision was to create a local, independent, grass-roots organization which would serve our community right here in the Capital District.  We strive to provide the information and resources you need and to help you thrive in your new normal.

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Helping You Thrive

To Life’s priority is to connect you with resources and information so that you can make informed choices and work in partnership with your healthcare providers.

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Wigs, Hats & Scarves

To Life!’s boutiques offer an extensive selection of stylish and comfortable wigs.  You can count on our professional staff to give you the time, care and attention you deserve.

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Mastectomy Bras & Prosthesis

If you’ve undergone surgical procedures, you have many options.  To Life!’s personalized fitting services include a wide variety of mastectomy bra styles, colors and sizes, as well as post-surgical garments.

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Wellness Programs

To Life! offers a wide range of wellness programs designed to offer you free-of-charge opportunities to experience the benefits of these complementary therapies.  Examples include massage, reiki, yoga and more.

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Support Groups & Mentoring

To Life! support and mentoring programs provide the emotional support you may need in a warm and safe environment. 

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Breast Health Workshops

To Life!’s Breast Health Workshops Instructors provide one-on-one and group instruction on breast health, including clinical screening, self-advocacy, performing self-exams, and information on breast cancer risk factors and risk reduction strategies.

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Honoring the past, treasuring the present, empowering the future.

To Life! was founded to provide our community with breast cancer information and services for patients, families and friends. Your health is very important to us. We recognize that good information will improve your relationship with your health provider and lead to better decisions about your care. We welcome the opportunity to assist during and after active treatment.

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Fitness and Breast Cancer
Bob Barnett Interview of Jennifer Ligibel, MD, medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston

Is fitness advice for people with cancer changing? Read More

Is It Safe to Get a Mammogram During COVID-19?
Julie Francisco, Ovarian Cancer Survivor

Don't let COVID-19 cause you to delay getting a mammogram. Here is how one screening facility has implemented best practices and procedures to assist patients and their caregivers. Read More

6 Advances in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Cynthia DeMarco

Research has yielded a number of exciting developments in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment that will improve the lives of breast cancer patients for years to come. Read More

When the Storm Comes, Find Your Light
Melissa HurtMelissa Hurt is a certified yoga teacher and communication coach with her Ph.D. in acting theory and MFA in directing pedagogy. She is the owner of Integrative Studio. Learn more at

People look at me--yoga teacher, voice and speech trainer, communication coach, and meditation teacher—and say, “You must feel Zen all the time.” Nope. Read More

Residents Served by To Life! Since 1998

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