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December 5, 2019

Gerianne DiPiano received the Founders Award at the 2019 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Butterfly Ball for her longstanding support of LBBC and the people we serve. She serves as president and chief executive officer of FemmePharma, where she is also chairman of the board. She has been a member of LBBC’s board of directors since 2015.

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Blog Stories December 5, 2019

November 27, 2019

Jenny Burkholder was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 and told she would need a mastectomy. Her plastic surgeon suggested TRAM flap reconstruction, a procedure where the breast is rebuilt using tissue from other parts of your own body. In this month’s What I Wish I Knew, Jenny writes about the parts of TRAM flap surgery she wasn’t prepared for.

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November 18, 2019

When Katie Shaw-Younkerman was diagnosed with breast cancer, she took a leave of absence from her job. But even after treatment, she has found that long-term effects from treatment impact her ability to work and carry out daily activities. She spoke to LBBC contributor Robin Warshaw about long-term side effects and how difficult it often is for family and friends to understand what she is experiencing.

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November 14, 2019

Krysten Gentile was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 2017. In this blog, she discusses the decision to protect her hair using cold caps, her experience with them, and why she recommends them to others.

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Blog Stories November 14, 2019

November 12, 2019

Volunteers make our work possible. This month, we’re spotlighting volunteer Katie Parker, from Rapid City, South Dakota, a member of LBBC's Young Advocate program.

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Blog Stories November 12, 2019

November 7, 2019

LBBC board member and founder of AnaOno Dana Donofree speaks to AnaOno team member and LBBC Young Advocate Dani Bennov about sharing her diagnosis with her family, navigating treatment with them by her side, and learning how to set healthy boundaries. 

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November 4, 2019

In 2010, White House Black Market celebrated its 25th anniversary by featuring the stories of 25 women affected by breast cancer. Denise Portner, Valerie Miller, Linda Kish, and Denise McCrossin reflect on that experience.

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October 31, 2019

Brenda was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2017 and started a treatment plan that included chemotherapy. Her medical center offered scalp cooling to prevent hair loss. Here, Brenda discusses her results from scalp cooling and what they mean for her.

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Blog Stories October 31, 2019

October 28, 2019

In 2017, Natalie Bello Silva was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer at 27 years old. In this month’s What I Wish I Knew, Natalie talks about protecting her fertility. She was referred to a fertility specialist when she got a second opinion, but many women don’t learn about fertility preservation until the chance has passed.

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October 21, 2019

Volunteers make our work possible. This month, we’re spotlighting volunteer Pallav K. Mehta, MD, a medical oncologist and member of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Board of Directors.

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Blog Stories October 21, 2019