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Newly Diagnosed

Welcome to lbbc.org's website community for people recently diagnosed with 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.

Learning and Embracing Change After a Triple-Negative Diagnosis: Polly Boebel

Polly Boebel writes about her medical decisions after a triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis.

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On the Blog

    The Step by Step Study

    The Step by Step research study is recruiting women affected by breast cancer for a free, 12-week walking program facilitated online. 

    Study Exploring Uncertainty and Daily Spiritual Experiences After Breast Cancer

    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.

    February 2015 Ask the Expert: Being Your Own Caregiver

    Not everyone has a big support system to lean on after a breast cancer diagnosis. Whether you are living alone, living far from friends and family, or simply keep only a small circle of close friends, you may find that you have to care for yourself more often than others. Still, there may be moments when having a stronger support system could be useful.

    This February, Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Christina Bach, MBE, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C answered your questions about how to juggle everyday life with cancer treatment when you are your own caregiver; what kinds of professionals your treatment center may have to help you; and where to find the support you want.

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