In recognition of our innovative work tailored to the needs of young women diagnosed with breast cancer, Living Beyond Breast Cancer has been awarded a $1.75 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In this issue, read about the factors that may impact choosing lumpectomy, single mastectomy or double mastectomy for breast cancer, and what resilience is and how it may play a part in your breast cancer experience. Read Nancy Dallman's personal story of developing and living with lymphedema, swelling of the hand, arm, chest or torso that may be caused by breast cancer treatment.
- Women Not Getting Enough Exercise After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
- Complementary Therapies Popular But Not Well Understood
- ASCO Issues Guideline for Metastatic HER2-negative Breast Cancer
- Lymphedema-Related Distress Tied to Poor Mental and Physical Health
- Adding Carboplatin to Chemotherapy May Improve Treatment Response in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
#LBBCchat: Healthy Eating After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis12/03/2014
Join us at 8 p.m. ET for a 1-hour Twitter chat on healthy eating after a breast cancer diagnosis.
Annual Update from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium12/19/2014
Learn about new research presented at the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
On the Blog
November 20, 2014
LBBC and Angela & Roi
As most of you know, we at LBBC have an initiative called “Beyond October”. We do this because over 300,000 individuals will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year and roughly 1 in 12 of these individuals are diagnosed during the month of October which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Given this, the majority of individuals […
Healthcare reform, health insurance options and consumer protections can be hard to navigate and understand. This November, Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Joanna L. Fawzy Morales, Esq, answers your questions about the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts your care.