Our cover story, “Talking With Children About Metastatic Breast Cancer,” offers helpful ideas and suggestions from Cynthia Moore, PhD and moms with advanced breast cancer on shaping a conversation about MBC with your kids. Also included is an uplifting Q&A with Michele Anderson, who describes her experience as a participant in the LBBC Writing the Journey
“Using the Law to Make Change,” our feature story for the Spring 2016 issue of Insight, provides a fascinating overview of the role advocacy plays in shaping the way the general public sees breast cancer and how the medical community reacts to it. Healthy eating experts Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, Christine Zoumas, MS, RD and Stacy Kennedy, MP
“A Primer on Hormonal Therapies in Metastatic Breast Cancer” outlines the basics of this treatment for hormone receptor-positive disease and provides a look at new and emerging therapies. In the Q&A, Doris Ann Price talks about how her metastatic diagnosis motivated her to advocate for herself and for others.
The Winter 2015 / 2016 edition of Insight will give you a better understanding of radiation therapy, provide you with advice on finding emotional support after treatment ends and take you back in time as we prepare to recognize 25 years of service to people impacted by breast cancer.
In this issue of Insight, learn about coping with menopausal symptoms after breast cancer treatmentand get information on immunotherapies, an up-and-coming area of breast cancer treatment research.
In this issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, learn about the process of applying for disability benefits after a stage IV diagnosis and read the stories and advice of women who have applied in the past.
In the Spring 2015 issue of Insight, learn about chemobrain, a side effect that impacts memory and thinking, how to cope with it and how to talk with your doctors about your symptoms.
In this issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, women who experienced depression after a stage IV diagnosis share their stories and tips for coping with the emotional side effect. Experts on depression and metastatic breast cancer discuss its causes, how it may feel or appear, how to recognize symptoms and where you can go to find the support you need.
In the Winter 2014/2015 issue of Insight, read about the process of creating national treatment guidelines and how they are used by your doctors and learn about the transition from giving care to getting it as a caregiver diagnosed with breast cancer.
The Fall 2014 issue of LBBC's quarterly newsletter features stories on the factors that may impact choosing lumpectomy, single mastectomy or double mastectomy for breast cancer and what resilience is and how it may play a part in your breast cancer experience.
In the Fall 2014 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, women coping with insomnia and fatigue share their tips and experiences. Medical professionals weigh in on the causes of both side effects, from anticancer medicines to emotional side effects like depression and anxiety. Learn how to manage insomnia and fatigue with medical or nonmedical therapies.