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. Read the back issues posted in this section.
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.
In the spring 2010 issue of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s quarterly newsletter, get tips on exercising to improve your quality of life after a breast cancer diagnosis. Find information on bone health for women with early-stage and metastatic breast cancer. Also, learn how one woman has moved forward after a diagnosis of inflammatory breast cancer.
In the spring 2010 issue of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s newsletter section for women living with metastatic breast cancer, get the information you need on the causes of neuropathy and how to manage it. You can also read one woman's story of reaching milestones while living with advanced breast cancer.
In the winter 2008/2009 issue of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s newsletter section for women living with metastatic breast cancer, learn about our Helpline volunteers and metastatic breast cancer resources. Guest columnist Marie H. Valenta writes about her "bucket list."
In the winter 2009/2010 issue of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s newsletter section for women living with metastatic breast cancer, read about Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Learn about new guidelines for managing advanced breast cancer. Get tips on coping with discomfort, and read how a daughter supported her mom during treatment.