Summer 2015

In this issue of Insight, learn about coping with menopausal symptoms after breast cancer treatmentand get information on immunotherapies, an up-and-coming area of breast cancer treatment research.

Spring 2015

In the Spring 2015 issue of Insight, learn about chemobrain, a side effect that impacts memory and thinking, how to cope with it and how to talk with your doctors about your symptoms.

 

Winter 2014/2015

In the Winter 2014/2015 issue of Insight, read about the process of creating national treatment guidelines and how they are used by your doctors and learn about the transition from giving care to getting it as a caregiver diagnosed with breast cancer.

Fall 2014

The Fall 2014 issue of LBBC's quarterly newsletter features stories on the factors that may impact choosing lumpectomy, single mastectomy or double mastectomy for breast cancer and what resilience is and how it may play a part in your breast cancer experience.

Summer 2014

In this issue, our cover story explains the details of joining a clinical trial, whether for first treatment or after you’ve completed it. Four women who chose to participate talk about why they decided to join a trial, the challenges they faced and why in some cases, enrolling in a trial can be comforting.

Spring 2014

Our cover story focuses on the emotional impact of the changes your body may go through after a breast cancer diagnosis. Four women share their perspectives on coping with the physical side effects of treatment.

Winter 2013/2014

Our cover story focuses on the role of peer emotional support throughout one's breast cancer journey, including what it is, how it differs from and complements the kind of support received from healthcare providers and where to obtain it. Learn in what ways connecting with someone like you can reduce your sense of isolation and empower you emotionally.

Fall 2013
Our cover story focuses on how the molecular subtyping of breast cancers is expected to lead to greater insight into what genetic factors cause breast cancer cells to grow. 
Summer 2013

Our cover story focuses on breast cancer in older women and what it means to be diagnosed at an advanced age. Learn about the challenges that may come with facing other health problems, communicating with your healthcare team, health insurance, and managing your relationships. 

Spring 2013

Our cover story focuses on findings from ATLAS, a large international study recently presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium that shows the well-established benefits of tamoxifen treatment for estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer are increased when the therapy is given for 10 years instead of the standard five.

Winter 2012/2013

Our cover story focuses on practical tips for managing short-term side effects of breast cancer treatment. Learn how acute side effects can be prevented before they begin and how they are treated after they appear. 

Fall 2012

Our cover story focuses on how to tell others about your breast cancer diagnosis whether you're newly diagnosed, in treatment or beyond. Explore who to tell and how to approach telling those you need to tell first, talking with your employer and telling children.