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September 17, 2020

Sarah Wald had used acupuncture before being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2019, but since then it has been an important part of how she manages side effects. She spoke to LBBC contributing writer Robin Warshaw about how she uses complementary therapy.

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Amber Tisi with breast cancer ribbon

September 4, 2020

In September 2018, Amber Tisi was working full time, going through a divorce, and raising three young children, when shewas diagnosed with breast cancer. She spoke to LBBC contributing writer Robin Warshaw about the challenges of being a single parent during breast cancer treatment.

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Abby Goetcheus in photo booth

June 26, 2020

Abby Goetcheus speaks with LBBC contributing writer Robin Warshaw about what it's like to have expanders to prepare for breast reconstruction after a bilateral mastectomy.

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May 5, 2020

Like many women who have had breast cancer, Dalynn Coffman found emotional effects stuck around long after treatment. She spoke to LBBC about being diagnosed with cancer-related PTSD and how she has learned to manage it.

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April 7, 2020

Though Katie Budris and her doctors took efforts to prevent lymphedema during breast cancer treatment, minor swelling in her arm soon worsened. Katie spoke with LBBC contributing writer Robin Warshaw about her experience with lymphedema.

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February 13, 2020

Candace Mastin was 25 and planning her wedding when she was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer. She spoke with LBBC contributing writer Robin Warshaw about the problems that breast cancer  brought out in her marriage, and how a supportive relationship can change the experience.

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December 23, 2019

Abigail Johnston was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2017. After trying pain medicines that interfered with her daily life, she tried medical marijuana to manage pain from bone metastases and surgeries.She spoke to LBBC contributing writer Robin Warshaw about why she chose medical marijuana and how she uses it alongside treatment to manage side effects.

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September 27, 2019

Lauren Higgins was 33, single, and working full-time as a commercial real estate appraiser in Houston when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2017. She spoke with LBBC contributor Robin Warshaw about suddenly having to think about her fertility and taking steps to protect it while coping with a breast cancer diagnosis.

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Blog Stories September 27, 2019

July 26, 2019

After a recurrence of breast cancer and a reconstruction revision, Lindsay Northrop got tattoos to replace her nipples and areolas. For this Q&A, she spoke to contributing writer Robin Warshaw about taking that step.

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May 20, 2019

Jeannie Aejin Choi Karwowski was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 and found it hard to find support in her community. For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, she spoke to LBBC contributing writer Robin Warshaw about the disparities Asian American women face after a diagnosis.

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