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July 26, 2022

Years before she would have a mastectomy as part of breast cancer treatment, Shangrong Lee was a child living in Kansas, worried about her physical appearance.

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Blog Stories July 26, 2022

July 19, 2022

Proceeding with breast reconstruction after a mastectomy can be a difficult process. In Meredith Kane-Sokol’s situation, despite all her research, she was not prepared for her shifting feelings throughout her entire experience. Ultimately, her choice bucked the body image expectations of society, but she felt the immediate benefits. Her perspective might influence yours.

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Blog Stories July 19, 2022
A woman sits at an outdoor London cafe.

July 13, 2022

When Terri Shipp, a professional engineer, was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer 12 years after her early-stage treatment, she was shocked she had not been aware of her risk. She wants early-stage breast cancer survivors to understand their risk for metastatic disease. 

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Blog Stories July 13, 2022
A woman gazes upward while holding roses to her chest.

July 1, 2022

Learning to accept her post-treatment body wasn’t easy, but Yahira Torres found her own process and discovered a new intimacy with her partner.

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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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