Welcome to lbbc.org's website community for women with recently diagnosed breast cancer. We know that the first few weeks after diagnosis can be extremely difficult emotionally. We are dedicated to assisting you by offering easy access to a wealth of cutting-edge information on early stage breast cancer.
In this community, you can read about the latest breast cancer news, treatments, testing, planning for ongoing treatment and updates on clinical trials. Use the navigation bar on the left to quickly and easily access the topics of interest to you.
We hope the information and support offered in this section brings you comfort and gives you an understanding of your choices to help you manage a breast cancer diagnosis, through treatment and beyond.
- Heavy Weightlifting Safe for Women With Lymphedema, Study Suggests
- Accelerated Approval of Pre-Surgery Pertuzumab Regimen Granted by FDA
- Labels May Affect Decision-making for Breast Lesions
- Delayed Time to Surgery Reduces Survival Rates in Young Women
- Young Women More Often Choose Mastectomy Over Lumpectomy
If you are newly diagnosed, find out whether you are eligible to participate in I-SPY2, a trial measuring the effectiveness of adding new medicines to standard chemotherapy given before surgery.
Researchers seek women newly diagnosed with stage I-III breast cancer planning to undergo axillary lymph node dissection for a study on preventing and treating lymphedema.
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.