Let's Talk About It Video Series
Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s “Let’s Talk About It” video series covers health topics relevant to young women. These unique videos combine the perspectives of young women affected by breast cancer and their healthcare providers.
Young straight and lesbian women discuss how breast cancer treatment has impacted their sexual health and function and the strategies they took to address these challenges as partnered or single women. Anne Katz, RN, PhD, clinical nurse specialist and sexuality counselor, explains why breast cancer can affect sexuality and how young women can ask for help from their healthcare team to overcome these sexual health challenges.
Young women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer or living with metastatic breast cancer, along with oncologists Julie Gralow, MD, and Virginia Borges, MD, discuss why having good communication with your healthcare team is important. Communication challenges and strategies for improving dialogue with your providers are discussed.
Bone health is often last on the list of things to discuss with your healthcare team, but it is important. Oncologists Virginia Borges, MD, Julie Gralow, MD, and young women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer explain how treatments can weaken a young woman’s bones and how you can strengthen and protect yours.