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Arin Ahlum Hanson

June 22, 2022

LBBC's Director of Outreach, Arin Ahlum Hanson, MPH, spoke with LBBC contributor Robin Warshaw about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) committee’s work and how LBBC programs are making a difference for young women and others.

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June 22, 2022

When Megan Rizzo was undergoing treatment for breast cancer, her employer terminated her employment – and insurance. She fought back.

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Jenny Burkholder

June 1, 2022

Jenny Burkholder contributes a poem born out of her metastatic breast cancer experience and influenced by Wallace Stevens's "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird."

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May 11, 2022

Kate Hovde shares her decision-making process during important milestones in her breast cancer experience, including how she sought to prevent neuropathy. 

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Taressa Hall

April 28, 2022

When Taressa Hall experienced undue hardships during Covid which severely delayed her breast cancer treatment and landed her in financial uncertainty, she found another way to make ends meet.

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Keneene Lewis

April 21, 2022

Keneene Lewis is LBBC’s Support Services Coordinator and a dynamic advocate, vlogger, and blogger. In this blog, she writes about a difficult radiation experience to demonstrate why representation matters in breast cancer healthcare teams.   

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Robyn Segal

April 13, 2022

Robyn Segal was a carefree, service-oriented twenty-five-year-old working in Rwanda when breast cancer upended her life – and her sense of self. It took finding a new mission a few years later to help her understand how much she needed to heal.

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Blog Stories April 13, 2022
Leslie Ferris Yerger

April 7, 2022

Via her de novo metastatic breast cancer experience, Lesley Ferris Yerger learned about the failings in current breast cancer screening processes and decided to take some extraordinary steps – literally and figuratively.

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A social worker counsels a mom and her children

March 24, 2022

Breast cancer diagnosis and treatment can put stress on every aspect of your being — physical, psychological, professional, financial, and family. Thankfully, oncology social workers are there to help.

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