Summer 2015

In this issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, read about treatment decision-making when side effects become too much.

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 this issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, learn about the process of applying for disability benefits after a stage IV diagnosis and read the stories and advice of women who have applied in the past.

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 this issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, women who experienced depression after a stage IV diagnosis share their stories and tips for coping with the emotional side effect. Experts on depression and metastatic breast cancer discuss its causes, how it may feel or appear, how to recognize symptoms and where you can go to find the support you need. 

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.

Fall 2014

In the Fall 2014 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, women coping with insomnia and fatigue share their tips and experiences. Medical professionals weigh in on the causes of both side effects, from anticancer medicines to emotional side effects like depression and anxiety. Learn how to manage insomnia and fatigue with medical or nonmedical therapies. 

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.

Summer 2014

In the Summer 2014 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, women living with brain metastases – breast cancer that spread to the brain – share their experiences with treatment, side effects and living full lives despite the diagnosis.

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.

Spring 2014

In the Spring 2014 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, three women living with triple-negative metastatic disease share how they cope with making treatment choices and managing emotions. Medical oncologists dispel the myth that there are not many effective treatment options for the disease by emphasizing the array of effective chemotherapy treatments  available to improve care