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.
- Trastuzumab Recommended for HER2 Positive, Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer
- 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
- Study Looks at Fetal and Maternal Effects of Chemotherapy During Pregnancy
- Radiation Therapy After Surgery Less Likely for Young Women
If you are affected by early-stage breast cancer that has been indicated to have a high risk of recurrence, find out whether you are eligible to participate in the D-CARE clinical trial, which is considering the impact of denosumab as an adjuvant treatment for Stage II and Stage III breast cancer.
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 Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD answered your questions about making treatment decisions when you are newly diagnosed.