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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.

Facing Cancer with Her Crew Behind Her: Linda Sousa

Linda Sousa shares how her support network enabled her to live her life through her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

November 2013 Ask the Expert: Talking With Children About Breast Cancer

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW, answers your questions about how to talk with children about what breast cancer is, the physical changes they may see you go through during treatment, how to handle the hard questions they may have, and how children of different ages may react to the news.

Tips for Living

Don't be afraid to get a second opinion. Your doctor is very important in this fight. You are creating a team that will help you. Find someone you want on that team. You do have choices. God bless you.

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