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.
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.
- Updates from San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
- Electroacupuncture May Ease Hormonal Therapy Side Effects Such As Fatigue, Anxiety and Depression
- Study: Severe Side Effects Uncommon After Taking T-DM1
- Large Study Confirms Trastuzumab More Effective Than Lapatinib
- Zoledronic Acid May Prevent Cancer Return in Postmenopausal Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer
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
December 22, 2014
‘Tis the Season for Giving
In her role as Vice President of Advancement at Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Sandy Martin works directly with the community of individual donors and corporate partners whose financial support allows us to further our mission of connecting people to trusted breast cancer information and a community of support. One of the things that I often […
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, answers 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.