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.