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September 13, 2019

We asked members of our community to share their experiences with breast reconstruction.

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Blog Stories September 13, 2019

September 9, 2019

A repost of the Editor's Note from the Love & Intimacy (August/September) issue of Wildfire Magazine, a reader-generated, bimonthly magazine for young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Janine E. Guglielmino, MA, Living Beyond Breast Cancer's senior director, programs and partnerships, served as guest editor. 

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Blog Stories September 9, 2019

September 4, 2019

Five and a half years after a mastectomy, Stu Wein had reconstruction. He talked to LBBC content coordinator Madison Hughes about why he chose to reconstruct.  

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August 30, 2019

Hey, you! Yes, I’m talking to you, the person behind the screen who is just like me. How do I know you’re like me?

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August 28, 2019

After a diagnosis of inflammatory breast cancer, Nadiyah Brown had reconstruction and complications. Now she wonders what she can change moving forward.

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August 23, 2019

LBBC content coordinator Madison Hughes spoke to Pallav Mehta, MD, about how treatment for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer has changed and what he does to help people understand their options.

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August 22, 2019

Christine Hodgdon, a Hear My Voice volunteer, attended the ASCO Annual Meeting as a patient advocate. There, she connected with healthcare providers and started work on a program to guide advocates through conference poster sessions and help them understand the research.

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Blog Stories August 13, 2019

August 21, 2019

After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, Catherine Guthrie, 48, learned she needed mastectomy. She writes about deciding to go flat and the questions she encountered along the way.

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Blog Stories August 21, 2019

August 14, 2019

After getting implants, Roberta Lombardi felt the implants spasm in her chest. In this blog, she writes about the rarely-mentioned side effect and the lingering questions she has after reconstruction.

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August 7, 2019

Volunteers make our work possible. This month, we’re spotlighting volunteer Kristin McGuire, from Oaklawn, Illinois, one of our Breast Cancer Helpline volunteers.

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Blog Stories August 7, 2019