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July 20, 2021

Lesley Nygaard shares how stories from others help her manage the fears and effects of breast cancer treatment, and why it’s important to her to share her story with others. 

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July 16, 2021

Scalp cooling is a therapy that helps some people lose less or no hair during chemotherapy treatment. Jen, Nicole, and Juliet all tried scalp cooling as they were going through treatment and share about their experiences and what they wish they had known.

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Blog Stories July 14, 2021

June 24, 2021

Soon after starting chemotherapy for stage II breast cancer Kiana Wooten, at 34 years old, was having bone and joint pain. She spoke with LBBC contributor Robin Warshaw about the bone effects she experienced from treatment — and how she found help.

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Blog Stories June 24, 2021

June 2, 2021

When Judith Pearson was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, it brought her writing projects to a halt. Looking for something new after treatment ended, Judith looked into the history of cancer survivorship and the women who changed our understanding of the disease. 

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May 17, 2021

After being diagnosed with stage II breast cancer, Shannon Norris was dealing with a lot of stress and found she couldn’t participate in all the activities that helped her before. She shares some of the complementary therapies she found that have offered relief during breast cancer treatment and since treatment ended.

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May 10, 2021

Reach & Raise co-founder Jennifer Schelter shares her intentions and hopes for this year's instruction and the 20th anniversary of the event.

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Blog Stories May 10, 2021

April 27, 2021

Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, Megan Do Nascimento found help from the Warriors Together support group and resources from Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Megan formed a Warriors Together team for Reach & Raise, which has grown from 10 members to 100 in the decade she has participated.

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Blog Stories April 27, 2021

April 22, 2021

Jewel Ajibade has attended Reach & Raise: Yoga for a reason, for over 10 years. In this blog she shares what brings her back every year — from the community of people at the event to supporting LBBC's resources that have helped her through her own experiences with breast cancer.

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April 21, 2021

Liz and her partner Jarrett had just bought a home and were preparing to start a family when she was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer. Put into menopause by treatment, Liz and Jarrett are looking to adoption to build the family they desire.

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