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September 14, 2021

For 3 years, Karen Hegedus has taken ado-trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla) for metastatic breast cancer. It controls the cancer, but Karen has had to make adjustments to her life to cope with ongoing side effects.

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Blog Stories August 30, 2021

August 17, 2021

Make Good Moves has raised $89,000 over 6 years to support people affected metastatic breast cancer. CEO Marissa Garavito shares how the organization was started and how it changed through the years and in response to the pandemic.

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Blog Stories August 17, 2021

August 10, 2021

Chris Winston shares his experience as a caregiver for his wife, Jennifer, during treatment for stage II breast cancer, and how it changed his perspective.

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Blog Stories August 10, 2021

July 29, 2021

Melissa Lopez Carroll never spoke to her doctors about mental health, but through months of treatment she struggled with depression and anxiety before finding support.

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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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