Insight, Living Beyond Breast Cancer's quarterly newsletter, contains updates on the latest treatment options, profiles of women affected by breast cancer and articles on issues such as nutrition, fatigue, breast cancer genetics, intimacy and sexuality, fertility and pregnancy and more. Insight is published quarterly. Read the back issues posted in this section.
In the Fall 2011 issue of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s quarterly newsletter, learn about new breakthroughs in breast cancer research over the last 20 years and how they have affected treatment decisions. Understand how the trauma of a breast cancer diagnosis can affect mental health, and read about how a mother and daughter coped with breast cancer.
Learn about the reasons for and benefits of a treatment break. Read Shirley Green's story of making a difference for women living with metastatic breast cancer and Carol Miele's poem about life in the chemo lane.
In the Spring 2011 issue of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s quarterly newsletter, learn about the benefits of physical rehabilitation after breast cancer. Understand inflammatory breast cancer including typical and uncommon symptoms, treatment options, research in the pipeline and psychosocial issues surrounding this diagnosis. Read about one young woman's journey after a diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer.
Learn how physical approaches to complementary and integrative medicine like yoga, yoga therapy, Tai Chi and Qigong can improve your quality of life. Read Lucille Kasprack's story of differences in coping with early-stage vs. metastatic breast cancer.
The Winter 2010/2011 issue of our national newsletter features stories on five long-term side effects of early and metastatic breast cancer treatment: neuropathy, fatigue and insomnia, joint pain, fertility and chemobrain. With our guest writer Helen L. Coons, PhD, explore the challenges of breast cancer as a single woman.
On the eve of FDA's decision about the fate of bevacizumab (Avastin) for stage IV breast cancer, this article explores the controversy over the value of progression-free survival, surrogate endpoints and clinical benefits. Also, Lisa Marsella shares her perspective on why metastatic breast cancer is like a carnival, and in the poem "Hair," Darlene Barela Cooke explores her reactions to losing what she once considered her "best feature."
The fall issue of our national newsletter features articles on neoadjuvant breast cancer therapies and planning post-treatment care. A profile of Pamela Breakey describes her quest to get breast cancer treatment while living in a rural area.
Get tips for handling tough or insensitive questions about your breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, and learn how to sensitively handle your children’s inquiries. Read Franny Mondok’s story of coping with hair loss.
In the summer 2010 issue of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s quarterly newsletter, understand how body image may change after breast cancer treatment. Find out how facing cancer with a matter-of-fact attitude has helped one young woman cope. Hear from Janet Abrahm, MD, on managing pain and physical discomfort. Read how our corporate partners support women with breast cancer.
In the summer 2010 issue of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s newsletter section for women living with metastatic breast cancer, learn about fatigue and its relationship with cancer and your treatment. Get practical strategies for coping with this common side effect. Read tips on traveling with a chronic illness.