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.
- Cancer Stage Related to Degree of Depression in Young African-American Women
- Delayed Time to Surgery Reduces Survival Rates in Young Women
- Age-Specific Breast Cancer Incidences Vary By Race
- Doctors Less Likely to Offer Fertility Information to Some Women Before Cancer Therapy
- Asian, Black and Young Women Have Most Post-traumatic Stress Disorder After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Researchers seek young African-American women with multiple family members who have been diagnosed with breast cancer to help them discover unique genes that may ultimately help lead to better research and treatments.
Researchers seek African-American women to test materials designed for the needs of women under age 50 who have had breast cancer and are living in North Carolina.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW, answers your questions about how to talk with children about what breast cancer is, the physical changes they may see you go through during treatment, how to handle the hard questions they may have, and how children of different ages may react to the news.