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Our mission is to connect people with trusted breast cancer information and a community of support. Our mission is to connect people with trusted breast cancer information and a community of support.

LBBC Hosting Healthcare Provider Symposium at the 2015 AOSW Conference

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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.

LBBC and Living Essentials, LLC Announce Campaign Results

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.

Upcoming Events

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk – What You Need to Know


 Learn about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and who may be at increased risk of carrying BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Series, Part 2: A Medical Update


Get an update on triple-negative breast cancer treatments and research.

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On the Blog

April 17, 2015

Volunteer Spotlight Q&A: Caryn Kaplan

We’re honoring National Volunteer Week 2015 with a Q&A with Caryn Kaplan, who’s volunteered for LBBC for 17 years. Digital Media Specialist Josh Fernandez interviewed Caryn about her interest in LBBC, what she loves most about volunteering and why she thinks others should volunteer.   Josh: You’re a longtime volunteer for LBBC. Why do you choose to donate […

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, answers 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.