Welcome to lbbc.org's website community for African-Americans 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.
Looking for others with similar life-stage concerns after breast cancer diagnosis, an Alabama woman becomes an LBBC Young Advocate.
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- Black Women Are Least Likely Group to Be Diagnosed With Stage I Breast Cancer
- Obesity, Extensive Surgery and Removal of Many Lymph Nodes Put Women With Breast Cancer at Higher Risk for Lymphedema
- African-American Women Less Likely to Begin Hormonal Therapy Than White Women
- Women Not Getting Enough Exercise After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
- Better Access to Surgery Information May Improve Reconstruction Decision Making
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.
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, answered 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.