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October 11, 2018

Phil Giangiordano reached out to Living Beyond Breast Cancer earlier this year when he was looking to give to a breast cancer organization. Phil is a coach for a men’s softball league and wanted to find a way to combine his love for softball with his desire to help those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Blog Stories October 11, 2018

September 26, 2018

Yael Levin’s plans for breast reconstruction after a double mastectomy did not work out. She spoke to contributing writer Robin Warshaw about going flat.

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Blog Stories September 26, 2018
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September 18, 2018

Michael Ham, MSN, RN, a registered nurse and medical tattoo artist, will present with his colleague Evan B. Katzel, MD on the latest techniques in breast reconstruction, nipple reconstruction and nipple tattoos at LBBC's upcoming 2018 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Conference in Philadelphia. 

Here, read more about how Michael became a medical tattoo artist and what the role means to him. To learn more about tattooing options, attend Michael's talk during Breakout Sessions: Part Two on Saturday, September 29 from 2:15 - 3:30 p.m.

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September 11, 2018

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Young Advocate Program alum and Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation volunteer Roxanne Martinez shares her advice for moving forward after treatment for triple-negative breast cancer ends. 

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September 6, 2018

In this Q&A with our contributing writer Robin Warshaw, Helga Torres speaks about what it was like to learn that breast cancer had returned. She discusses the emotions she felt on learning she had metastatic breast cancer and ways she coped that were different from when she was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.

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August 30, 2018

Chiara D'Agostino was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 2014. In August 2016, she learned the cancer had spread to her lungs. Here, she shares her story of choosing to get treatment for metastatic, stage IV breast cancer through clinical trials and the experience of finding, learning about, and enrolling in trials that met her treatment needs. 

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August 13, 2018

Diagnosed with early-stage triple-negative breast cancer, Peggy Valdez Olivas found herself asking "why me?" to try to understand why cancer was happening to her. But as treatment ended and she observed cancer's impact on those around her, another feeling set in: a form of surivivor's guilt. She began to wonder not why she was diagnosed with cancer, but why she was the one who lived through it. 

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August 8, 2018

My Cancer Chic gives you 8 tips for body acceptance after a mastectomy and a first glance at AnaOno Swimwear.

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Blog Stories August 8, 2018

August 6, 2018

Maegan Molnar was a social worker on the oncology floor of a hospital with a passion for helping others with their mental health. After being diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer, she experienced first-hand the emotional rollercoaster of going through, and ending, treatment. Read more to see what she wishes she'd been told about mental health when she was diagnosed and how to know if you or a loved one with cancer needs help. 

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Blog Stories August 7, 2018

August 3, 2018

Tori Geib, an LBBC Hear My Voice outreach volunteer, reviews the book From Hell to Happiness: How to Heal When Your Loved One is Terminalby Christopher Cooper.

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