You Run Like a Girl - a series of portraits and interviews that showcase women's stories in hopes of empowering, influencing and connecting women around the world.
Serendipitously, SmartBridge found ME through my breast cancer blog and I jumped at the opportunity to receive an expert second opinion. Dr. Jeremy Force from Duke University called me that afternoon to introduce himself and learn my questions –
What will happen to Obamacare? Chiara D'Agostino is waiting to learn how effective her recent experimental immunotherapy treatment has been and she is waiting...
Chiara D’Agostino shares her story about clinical trials and ACA, "I was diagnosed with stage 3 triple negative breast cancer in October 2014. Two years later to the day I started treatment for triple negative metastatic breast cancer...."
Metastatic breast cancer survivor and patient advocate Chiara D’Agostino of Montclair, New Jersey, credited the ACA with saving her life. D’Agostino said she was approved for ACA coverage in September 2014. In October 2014, she felt a lump in her breast that led to a stage III and eventually stage IV breast cancer diagnosis.
Chiara D’Agostino had a feeling she would benefit from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A former Italian teacher, she had given up her full-time job to pursue a graduate degree.
AnaOno, il brand di lingerie lanciato nel 2014 sfila alla New York Fashion Week contro ogni pregiudizio. Rilanciando la bellezza di donne vittime e reduci dalla terribile esperienza di un cancro al seno.
Dopo il tumore in passerella in lingerie sexy. «Che io abbia seni e capezzoli o no, sono una donna», ha spiegato alla BBC la modella blogger Chiara D'Agostino che ha partecipato alla sfilata.
Hours before Sephora opens its doors to the public, the beauty emporium is already bustling. Inside, “cast members” (Sephora-speak for sales associates) are mingling with nearly a dozen women whose skin care and makeup concerns run much deeper than demystifying the secrets to con-and-nontouring. These participants are among the first to attend Sephora’s brand new Brave Beauty in the Face of Cancer class, which launches nationwide this week.
This unique endeavor is met with a rousing — and emotional — response from its participants, among them, 45-year-old New Jersey native Chiara, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2014.
When Montclair resident Chiara D’Agostino sat down for her first appointment in Dr. Jan Huston’s office at then-Mountainside Hospital in October 2014, she expected the usual doctor in the white lab coat to walk in. Instead, in came Huston, wearing a “cute leather jacket,” D’Agostino recalled.
Chiara D'Agostino has been frank about her experiences as a cancer patient since she was diagnosed in 2014. In the latest chapter of her often harrowing saga, she is participating in an immunotherapy trial trial at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
Chiara D’Agostino, another breast cancer activist, shared her story with NBCC: “When I finished a Master’s Degree program in Italy and returned to the U.S. in August 2014, I had no job or insurance....
Because of the law’s provision for expanded Medicaid eligibility, I’ve been able to get the care I need to fight breast cancer for the past two years....
Chiara D'Agostino was scheduled to have an infusion of immunotherapy today, her fourth round in a fight against an aggressive form of breast cancer.
Instead, she asked her doctors to move up her appointment so she could make it to a special occasion: The last public speech by the woman who is leading the charge to keep Obamacare.
For cancer patient Chiara D’Agostino — who signed up just a couple months before her diagnosis in fall of 2014 — Obamacare is something she literally can’t live without.