Insight, Living Beyond Breast Cancer's quarterly newsletter, contains updates on the latest treatment options, profiles of newly diagnosed women and articles on issues such as side effects, testing, communicating with your healthcare team and more.
In this section, you can read articles about newly diagnosed breast cancer from the back issues of this publication.
The Spring 2014 issue of LBBC's quarterly newsletter features stories on the impact of breast cancer on body image and on how far we've come in treating HER2-positive disease with targeted therapies. Sue Bowman, RN, OCN, CBCN, MSW, shares how her own breast cancer diagnosis inspired her to obtain her master's degree in social work and launch a new career as an oncology nurse navigator.
Learn about the role of peer support throughout one's breast cancer journey, including what it is, how it differs from and complements the kind of support received from healthcare professionals and where to obtain it. Discover in what ways connecting with someone like you can reduce your sense of isolation and empower you emotionally.
Read about how TeMaya Eatmon became, and continues to serve as, an advocate for women affected by breast cancer.
Understand how less common forms of breast cancer may present with some symptoms and signs not commonly associated with the disease and in what ways these cancers are treated. The four cancers presented are Paget disease of the breast, malignant phyllodes tumor, medullary breast cancer and inflammatory breast cancer.
The Winter 2013/2014 issue of LBBC's quarterly newsletter features stories on the role of peer support throughout a breast cancer journey and on less common forms of breast cancer. TeMaya Eatmon shares why and how she became involved in advocacy work for those affected by breast cancer.
Mind, Body, Spirit: Using Complementary (Integrative) Therapies to Relieve Physical and Emotional Symptoms
Learn how integrative therapies are used as a supplement to standard treatments in order to improve quality of life among women diagnosed with breast cancer.
The Fall 2013 issue of LBBC's quarterly newsletter features stories on the changing landscape of breast cancer research and on using complementary (integrative) therapies to relieve the physical and emotional symptoms of breast cancer and its treatments. Kathy Dawson shares why she volunteers for LBBC and advocates for support of LBBC through the Combined Federal Campaign.