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Dr. Alexea M. Gaffney is a triple-board certified Infectious Disease physician, Internist and Pediatrician. She is beyond this, a mother, speaker, author, coach and breast cancer survivor thriver. Dr. Alexea invited the world into her life when she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer at the age of 37. She publicly shared her journey through social media as she underwent a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation therapy for her breast cancer treatment. Cancer has transformed her life and her worldview and she has been healing and transforming herself and others through her speaking, teaching and writing. She has been a guest blogger on multiple platforms and is a creative medical contributor for InnerVision magazine.
She is a firm believer in what she calls the “Treat, Eat, Drink and Think” approach to cancer care and healing. She has utilized her writing to share her medical motivation and healthy influence. She gives the reader glimpses and insights of her life as a physician and single mother who survived breast cancer and it’s brutal treatment. Her writing gives hope and encouragement to Breast cancer survivors and their families through and beyond the treatment process. Her passion and purpose is to create healing pathways to help others achieve total health and wellness, mind, body and spirit.