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.
Lynn Folkman, LBBC’s manager of volunteer programs, shares how her father’s love and support helped her to heal after she was diagnosed with breast cancer a few months after her mother’s death.
Discussing treatment options, side effects and other lifestyle concerns can seem daunting. This December, Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Jennifer J. Griggs, MD, MPH, FACP, answered your questions about how to bring up difficult topics with your care team, what you should ask at appointments and how to get the most out of your time with your doctor.
Tips for Living
Wig selection is a choice you get. Try to approach it positively; it is one thing you are empowered to do for yourself as you undergo treatment.