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Putting your experience with breast cancer into context
As treatment comes to an end, many people long for continued connection to others who understand what they’ve been through. These are the people who share in grieving the losses of breast cancer, integrating the experience into their lives – and celebrating the promise of a different future.
Here you’ll find authentic voices sharing how they mark cancer anniversaries and milestones, take steps to recapture emotional and physical health, and find ways to make meaning of a life-changing diagnosis. Our medical advisors offer key evidence-based advice on screening and health monitoring, as well as ways to recognize and combat long-term side effects.
Everything is better when we’re in it together.
In a sense, for me, survivorship has come to mean responsibility. That responsibility can be significant, as in serving those diagnosed with breast cancer by listening, encouraging, and raising awareness. It can also be simple, as in treating a friend to lunch, sharing a joke, or appreciating a song with a good beat."
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Reviewed and updated: July 8, 2022
Reviewed by: LBBC Staff
Living Beyond Breast Cancer is a national nonprofit organization that seeks to create a world that understands there is more than one way to have breast cancer. To fulfill its mission of providing trusted information and a community of support to those impacted by the disease, Living Beyond Breast Cancer offers on-demand emotional, practical, and evidence-based content. For over 30 years, the organization has remained committed to creating a culture of acceptance — where sharing the diversity of the lived experience of breast cancer fosters self-advocacy and hope. For more information, learn more about our programs and services.