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.
- ASCO Breast Reports on Recurrence after Early Chemotherapy
- Researchers Identify Barriers to Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment
- Experts Discuss New Guideline for Margins in Breast-Conserving Surgery
- Women With Young Children Less Likely to Receive Radiation Therapy
- ASCO Releases Updated Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Guidelines
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 experts Steve Martinez, MD, MAS, FACS, a cancer surgeon, and Tonia Goffinet, RN, a surgery nurse, answered your questions about what to expect from surgery for breast cancer.