Learning From Others
You are not in this alone.
In this section, learn what it’s like to face the many complex medical, psychosocial, emotional, legal and financial challenges of breast cancer from women diagnosed with the disease, family members, friends and caregivers.
Share your stories, connect with other women who understand what you are facing, ask the experts your questions and get tips and trusted information for living beyond a breast cancer diagnosis.
Linda Sousa shares how her support network enabled her to live her life through her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.
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.
Tips for Living
Make sure you eat a light, bland meal before each chemotherapy treatment. You should not have an empty stomach.