LBBC Receives Grant from Pfizer and the Avon Foundation for Women to Support People Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer
Living Beyond Breast Cancer has been chosen as one of 23 grant recipients for the Avon-Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program: Identify-Amplify-Unify.
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.
- Women Taking Generic Aromatase Inhibitors More Likely to Continue Treatment
- 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
Fear of Recurrence01/29/2015
Learn what causes fear of recurrence and how to manage it after a breast cancer diagnosis.
Breast Reconstruction Series, Part 1: An Overview of Implant Options02/11/2015
Learn about breast reconstruction surgery using implants after mastectomy.
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 […
It’s important that you feel comfortable with your doctors and their recommendations. Whether you want to know about other treatment options, feel more comfortable discussing side effects or simply feel your team isn’t the right fit for you, getting a second opinion may help. This January, Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Paul B. Gilman, MD, answers your questions about when it’s best to ask for a second opinion, how to go about getting one, what to do if your health insurance restricts who you can see for treatment and how to talk to your current team about your desire to seek more information from others.