You've heard the saying “show me your friends and I'll show you your future”, right? Well that's because your friends and the people you socialize with, play a huge role in your successes and lack thereof. The social networks you choose to be a part of (and I'm not just talking digital networks such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) can also shape you. Are you affiliated with any positive social groups — maybe a local meetup crew, a run club, a sorority, or even the Women of Washington Redskins? If so, you may be on the right ... Read More
On Sunday, October 29, WOW members braved the cold and damp ewather to come to the WOW Pregame Party as they prepared to take on the Dallas Cowboys. As part of the Redskins Alumni Homecoming Weekend, Ken Harvey stooped b to meet with WOW members and participate in the photobooth.
Each WOW memeber who attended went home with the exclusive Redskins 85th anniversary t-shirt. As a part of the ongoing NFL Crucial Catch initative, WOW had a large banner in which guests could write words of encouragement as a part of our Breast Cancer Awareness Month programming. By the end ... Read More
Alexandra Russo, MSW, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker and oncology therapist at Life With Cancer, a program of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute that aims to enhance the quality of life for those with cancer by providing education, information and support.
Reaching the end of breast cancer treatment is a major milestone. While there are plenty of reasons to celebrate, many women are surprised to experience a mix of emotions when treatment ends.
That’s totally normal.
Here’s what you can expect as you approach the finish line – and what you can do to move into your ... Read More
This October, WOW selected on lucky new member to participate in the ultimate game day experience through the WOW Ticket Sweepstakes.
Before the Redskins matchup against the 49ers, MEgan and her three guests enjoyed tailgating at the WOW "Think Pink" pregame party. They received a WOW swag bag, including the Redskins 2017 BCA t-shirt designed by Chris Cooley.
After tailgating, the group went down to the field as they were a part of the fan end zone experience. They were able to be in the end zone for pregame introductions and hceered on the team as they ran out onto ... Read More
Sermsak (Sam) Lolak, MD, is board-certified in psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. He is an oncologic psychiatrist at Inova Life With Cancer, where he specializes in helping patients manage depression, stress and anxiety in the context of cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Having breast cancer is an incredibly stressful experience. Besides messing with your mood, stress negatively affects physical health and the ability to remember, focus and think clearly.
But you can take control of your stress, even when your illness and treatment leaves you feeling your worst. Add these 7 strategies into your routine to help keep tension at bay.
1 ... Read More
Mary J. Wilkinson, MD, is a medical oncologist at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. She is board- certified in medical oncology, internal medicine and hematology and has a special interest in breast cancer.
A breast cancer diagnosis is always unwelcome news, but new advances in detection and treatment are leading to improvements in cancer care and quality of life. Here are three areas to watch.
Breast cancer comes in 4 different types, each with its own unique subtypes. So why treat them all with the same medications?
Thanks to advances in genetic testing, we can now identify many ... Read More
Whether breast cancer surgery involves removing all or part of the breast, with or without reconstruction, the operation can be hard on the body.
Yet there are steps you – and your surgical team – can take to help you recover faster.
The best place for patients to start: Read More
- Quit smoking. This is the most important thing you can do before surgery. The sooner the better, but even quitting a couple of days beforehand can speed recovery ...
On Sunday, October 15, WOW kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness month with a "Think Pink" Pregame Party!
Before the Redskins victory against the 49ers, WOW members celebrated with music, raffles, and giveaways. Each WOW member who attended went home with the exclusive Redskins 2017 BCA shirt designed by Chris Cooley.
Special guests included Tanya Snyder and the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation All-Star Survivors in a "pink-ed out" tent! Members and guests were encouraged to write special notes of encouragement on a large Redskins ribbon banner in the tent. This will be a part of the WOW pregame party throughout the ... Read More
Congratulations to Kirk Cousins and Brandon Scherff on their newest additions to their families, both healthy baby boys!
Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins and his wife, Julie, welcomed their first child September 30th, with the birth of their son, Cooper, born 11 days after his due date at 9 pounds, 11 ounces. Cousins missed practice on Friday to be with his wife, but did attend one team meeting via FaceTime.
Right guard Brandon Scherff also became a first-time father with the birth of a healthy boy. Scherff left after the team’s practice on September 30th to be with ... Read More
The Women of Washington Redskins teamed up with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month with a special charity ride at Flywheel to benefit the BREM foundation. All proceeds went to the BREM foundation, a cause that educates women about risk factors and screening options while providing access to diagnostic test for uninsured women.
Redskins alum Santana Moss also took part in the class and guests received the 2017 Washington Redskins Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirt designed by Redskins alum Chris Cooley.
Make sure you stay tuned to the website and our social media pages to ... Read More
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- Sept. 7, 2018