- Former LBBC content coordinator
As a content coordinator for Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Madison Hughes was responsible for creating, writing, editing and managing educational and news content. This includes the Ask-the-Expert program as well as the Living Beyond Breast Cancer blog.
Madison worked in a variety of jobs before joining LBBC in summer 2018 as the first step in her career. She graduated from Drexel University in 2015 with a degree in screenwriting and playwriting and a certificate in writing and publishing. She has experience in content creation, content management and database management from her previous positions.
During her commute from South Jersey, Madison likes to listen to podcasts about her favorite television shows and watch videos about critical theory, philosophy and cooking. She cherishes her weekly game night with friends, where they play tabletop roleplaying games.
Healthcare provider perspective: It’s a marathon
Pallav K. Mehta, MD, spoke with LBBC about the changes he’s seen in 15 years of treating metastatic hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, and what people should know about their diagnosis and treatment.
FDA Approves Alpelisib, First PI3K Inhibitor for Breast Cancer
The Food and Drug Administration approved the targeted therapy alpelisib (Piqray) to treat certain hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancers in postmenopausal women and in men.
Misleading Health News: A Q&A With Susan Jacobson, PhD
Susan Jacobson's experience searching for accurate information about her 2015 breast cancer diagnosis inspired her, a professional of journalism, to turn her research to fake and misleading health news online.
Complementary Therapy: Using Acupuncture to Help Treat Side Effects
Acupuncture is one form of complementary and integrative medicine, a collection of therapies used along with conventional treatment to help ease side effects from cancer treatments
Donna Noce Colaco and Frank Colaco: ‘Everything You Do Makes a Difference’
The support of Donna Noce Colaco and Frank Colaco for LBBC's mission has been a model of philanthropic leadership, and that support is honored with the renaming of the Donna Noce Colaco Going Beyond Award.