Our Young Women’s Initiative is hosting a symposium in Seattle, Washington to help healthcare providers better meet the unique needs of young women with breast cancer.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) and Living Essentials, LLC. announced the results of the second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month collaboration and how these results will benefit individuals who have been diagnosed with this disease.
- Obesity, Extensive Surgery and Removal of Many Lymph Nodes Put Women With Breast Cancer at Higher Risk for Lymphedema
- Study Finds Two Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment Combinations Work Similarly Well
- African-American Women Less Likely to Begin Hormonal Therapy Than White Women
- Side Effects Greater for Some Given Tamoxifen With Ovarian Suppression
- Neratinib Plus Capecitabine Shows Promise in HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Study
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Series, Part 2: A Medical Update04/29/2015
Get an update on triple-negative breast cancer treatments and research.
Healthcare Provider Symposium: Understanding the Unique Needs of Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer05/19/2015
This symposium focuses on the unique needs of young women affected by breast cancer. Learn hands-on strategies that will help you work more effectively with your young breast cancer patients.
On the Blog
May 1, 2015
I Spy a Clinical Trial: Weighing the Benefits Against the Unknowns
Sometimes your doctor may recommend a clinical trial, a new approach that is being compared to standard treatment to see which is more effective. New LBBC Blogger Judy Weinstein writes about weighing the pros and cons of a trial she joined, ISPY2. When I think back to the weeks following my breast cancer diagnosis, I […
April 2015 Ask the Expert: Getting Good Breast Cancer Care as a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Trans Person
Everyone deserves quality health care. But as an LGBT person with breast cancer, you may feel that there aren’t enough resources out there just for you. You may feel unsure about coming out to your providers or talking about the disease with a partner.
This April, Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Katherine Campbell, PhD, LCSW, answered your questions about whether and how to come out to your care team; your breast cancer risk as an LGBT person; and fertility, dating with a history of breast cancer, and talking to a partner about breast cancer.