Programs & Services

We offer programs and services for people with all stages of breast cancer, developed with the help of trusted medical experts, professional caregivers and people just like you.

LBBC.ORG [Online]Access all of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s services, learn about upcoming programs and discover helpful resources at LBBC.ORG. Our website presents information in video, audio and written formats to address your unique needs and offer compassionate guidance to help you physically, emotionally and spiritually.

WEBINARS [Online, by phone]Throughout the year, attend free webinars that feature leading health experts who address important topics and then answer your questions.

SOCIAL MEDIA [Online]Connect to us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to ask questions, share your thoughts, learn from others and get news about our year-round services and upcoming programs. In addition, Twitter Chats allow you to exchange questions and insights with other diagnosed women and medical professionals.

Our blog, voted one of the country’s best by Healthline since 2011, is a collection of first-person stories and current news and opinions written by people impacted by breast cancer, caregivers, medical professionals and LBBC staff.

PUBLICATIONS [In print, online]Guides to Understanding Breast Cancer, Metastatic Breast Cancer Series, Breast Cancer inFocus

A library of free guides and booklets provides you medical information, tips from others affected by breast cancer and suggestions on where to find resources that consider your personal well-being.

Insight

Our quarterly newsletter contains updates on the latest treatment and care options, stories of others affected by breast cancer and articles on a variety of current issues. A special section, Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, is available upon request.

BREAST CANCER HELPLINE [By phone](888) 753-LBBC (5222)

Trained volunteers are available by phone to listen to your concerns, provide tips based on their own experiences with breast cancer and connect you to helpful resources.

**Our Breast Cancer Helpline is staffed by volunteers who have been personally affected by breast cancer and LBBC staff members who have been trained to answer calls. The information provided is not a substitute for professional counseling or medical advice. Breast Cancer Helpline volunteers and LBBC staff are not authorized to and will not provide counseling, medical or legal advice.

NATIONAL CONFERENCES [In person, online]Annual Conference for Women Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Today: Individual Treatments, Shared Experiences

At our conferences, you can participate in large sessions and small workshops* that help you whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment, recovering or living with metastatic breast cancer. To help offset costs for those facing economic challenges, travel grants and fee waivers are available to those who qualify.*

BREAST CANCER 360sJoin an interactive, in-person or online audience during these live 90-minute panel discussions exploring medical, emotional and practical concerns from every perspective.*

COMMUNITY MEETINGS Attend these regional gatherings to learn and share with experts and others in your community about current and important issues.*

SPECIAL PROJECTSWriting the JourneyOur writing programs help you express your thoughts and feelings about your breast cancer experience.

Young Women’s Initiative (YWI)YWI provides programs tailored to women diagnosed before age 45. Learn more.

Hear My Voice This new program’s goal is to eliminate isolation and misunderstanding by training  women and men living with metastatic breast cancer to serve as outreach volunteers in their communities.

Cis B. Golder Quality of Life GrantLiving Beyond Breast Cancer, in partnership with Bringing Hope Home, provides small quality of life grants to women affected by breast cancer in the Greater Philadelphia region. Learn more.

* Video, audio and transcripts are available online after many events.