In the Winter 2014/2015 issue of Insight, read about the process of creating national treatment guidelines and how they are used by your doctors and learn about the transition from giving care to getting it as a caregiver diagnosed with breast cancer. Read a creative nonfiction essay written by Liz Quinlisk, a participant in our 2013 Writing Series, who found writing was a path to healing. Stay updated on LBBC's programs, resources and what's happening on the web.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer Presents Results of First Survey of Psychosocial Needs of Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Women who have been diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) have a significantly stronger preference for information tailored to their cancer subtype and experience greater fear, anxiety and worry at all points from diagnosis through treatment, according to a first-ever study conducted by Living Beyond Breast Cancer.
- MARIANNE Trial Shows T-DM1 Works About As Well As Standard First Treatment for HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Blocking Ovarian Function Benefits Some Young Women
- Most Women Delay Breast Reconstruction
- Updates from San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
- Electroacupuncture May Ease Hormonal Therapy Side Effects Such As Fatigue, Anxiety and Depression
Fear of Recurrence01/29/2015
Learn what causes fear of recurrence and how to manage it after a breast cancer diagnosis.
Understanding and Treating Lymphedema01/22/2015
Join LBBC at our Philadelphia community meeting as we talk about how to prevent and treat lymphedema so that you can continue to safely and comfortably live your life after a breast cancer diagnosis.
On the Blog
January 7, 2015
Celebrating My Five Year Milestone
LBBC blogger and friend Tiffany Mannino is back, but this time, instead of sharing one of her entries from her self-titled letters ‘Beautifully Broken: Letters From a Girl/Woman/Human in Progress’ penned to her unborn daughter Lola during her breast cancer journey, she’s here to share what being 5 years out from her cancer diagnosis means to her […
Discussing treatment options, side effects and other lifestyle concerns can seem daunting. This December, Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Jennifer J. Griggs, MD, MPH, FACP, answered your questions about how to bring up difficult topics with your care team, what you should ask at appointments and how to get the most out of your time with your doctor.