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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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August 1, 2018

In this Q&A with our young women's contributing writer Robin Warshaw, Marie Farrell talks about complementary therapies she tried during and after treatment for stage II breast cancer. 

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July 30, 2018

"TNBC and I have met twice," Patricia Prijatel says, "but our relationship is over."

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Blog Stories July 30, 2018
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July 23, 2018

Melissa Berry, founder of the blog Cancer Fashionista, tells the story of how her cancer diagnosis merged with her career as a fashion/beauty publicist and the people she's met in the meantime. 

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July 16, 2018

Longtime partners Living Beyond Breast Cancer and the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation are teaming up this summer and fall to put triple-negative breast cancer front and center and to help dispel some of the myths associated with the disease. Follow our blog series, TNBC and Me, to read the personal stories of women living with triple-negative breast cancer from July 16 through the end of August. 

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July 5, 2018

In early 2018, LBBC Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer Mary Jennings-Smith had the opportunity to participate as a patient advocate in the filming of a TV commerical for abemaciclib (Verzenio), a CDK 4/6 inhibitor made by Lilly Oncology. 

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Blog Stories July 5, 2018