Welcome to lbbc.org's website community for African-American women affected by breast cancer. We are dedicated to assisting you, and these pages offer easy access to a wealth of cutting-edge information specific to your needs.
Read about the latest breast cancer news, updates on clinical trials and more. Use the navigation bar on the left to quickly and easily access the topics of interest to you.
Our Breast Cancer Helpline is staffed by volunteers who have been personally affected by breast cancer and LBBC staff members who have been trained to answer calls. The information provided is NOT a substitute for professional counseling or medical advice. The LBBC Breast Cancer Helpline volunteers and staff are not authorized to provide, and will not provide, medical advice, counseling or legal advice.
Looking for others with similar life-stage concerns after breast cancer diagnosis, an Alabama woman becomes an LBBC Young Advocate.
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- Better Access to Surgery Information May Improve Reconstruction Decision Making
- When Looking at Older Women, Researchers See Links Between Frailty, Race and Failing to Start Hormonal Therapy
- Researchers Find 25 Percent of Women With Breast Cancer Attribute Financial Problems to the Disease
- African-Americans More Likely to Stop Working During Early Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Suggests
- ASCO Releases Updated Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Guidelines
The Step by Step research study is recruiting women affected by breast cancer for a free, 12-week walking program facilitated online.
A study designed to learn more about uncertainty, perceived threat, stress, positive appraisal and daily spiritual experiences in women with breast cancer or a history of breast cancer is actively recruiting.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer experts Steve Martinez, MD, MAS, FACS, a cancer surgeon, and Tonia Goffinet, RN, a surgery nurse, answered your questions about what to expect from surgery for breast cancer.