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Ask the Expert

Our ask-the-expert series will help answer your questions about breast cancer, whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment or years beyond treatment.

Each month, we ask a breast cancer expert to respond to your questions on a specific topic during an ask-the-expert residency. Answers to select questions will be posted on our website on an ongoing basis throughout the month.

July 2011 Ask the Expert: Anxiety and Depression

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, answers your questions about the complex emotions you may feel after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis and after completing treatment for breast cancer, or if you are at high risk for breast cancer.

June 2011 Ask the Expert: Clinical Trials

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert George W. Sledge, Jr., MD, answers your questions about breast cancer clinical trials.

May 2011 Ask the Expert: Breast Cancer and Culture

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Kimlin Ashing-Giwa, PhD, answers your questions about how your ethnicity, culture and social and financial circumstances can influence how breast cancer affects you.

April 2011 Ask the Expert: Research and Treatment Options for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Hope S. Rugo, MD, answers your questions about research and treatment options for triple-negative breast cancer.

March 2011 Ask the Expert: Fertility and Pregnancy

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Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Elizabeth S. Ginsburg, MD, answers your questions about how breast cancer treatments can affect your fertility and family planning.

February 2011 Ask the Expert: Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatments and Strategies

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Minetta C. Liu, MD, answers your questions about treatments for early-stage breast cancer and strategies for coping and moving forward.

January 2011 Ask the Expert: Understanding Health Insurance Options

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Luanne Amato, MBA, answers your questions about how to navigate your current insurance policy, or what to do if you are unable to work, leave your job or are uninsured.

December 2010 Ask the Expert: Communicating With Loved Ones

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Neal Niznan, LCSW, answers your questions about how to help you, your partners, family and friends feel more comfortable talking about your breast cancer experience.

November 2010 Ask the Expert: Nutrition

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Kathryn A. Allen, MA, RD, CSO, answers your questions about how nutrition can help improve your overall health and quality of life after a breast cancer diagnosis.

October 2010 Ask the Expert: Acupuncture

Acupuncture maintains health by removing blockages of vital energy, or qi (pronounced "chee"), in the body.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Mary Ellen Scheckenbach, MAc, LOM, answers your questions about how acupuncture can help you improve your quality of life after a breast cancer diagnosis.

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