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Breast Cancer: What People Don't See (Infographic)

There's so much more to experiencing breast cancer than meets the eye. Below the surface, facing breast cancer can mean anxiety, pain, leftover symptoms from treatment, and loneliness. We know that breast cancer means many possible combinations of...… read more >
Posted 02/05/2017
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Your Answers: The Worst Advice for Women Living With Breast Cancer (Infographic)

We asked and you answered! We posted this question: What bits of "advice" do you wish people would stop telling you? and hundreds of you took the time to respond.What did we learn? From the unconcerned ("It's probably not a big deal") to the plain...… read more >
Posted 11/13/2016
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Breast Cancer Doesn’t Care What Kind of Plans You Have

Lauren had a penchant for being organized, prepared, and ready to handle whatever life threw her way. So when the 26-year-old got engaged to her best friend Dmitriy, she decided to plan their wedding herself. In no time, Lauren had reserved a...… read more >
Posted 10/27/2016

Being 23 and Told You Have Breast Cancer

by Justine, a MyBCTeam ambassador“So the doctor just wanted to let you know about some support groups…”That’s how I found out I had cancer on July 30, 2012, at approximately 9 a.m.Just like most women, I found my lump by accident. However, one of...… read more >
Posted 10/23/2016
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I Was Supposed to Have a Baby, Not Breast Cancer

by Kristy, an ambassador of MyBCTeam When I was younger, I used to fear death. “What happens to us?” “What if I never see you again?” I used to ask my parents questions all of the time. One night when I was having trouble sleeping, my dad said to...… read more >
Posted 09/18/2016

Things You Should Never Say to a Woman with Breast Cancer

Friends and family usually mean well. It’s fair to say they always mean well when they hear that you have breast cancer. But sometimes, how they respond comes across…a little awkward. Share if you’ve been there.MyBCTeam is the social network for...… read more >
Posted 07/18/2016
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This Journey is Filled with Windy Roads: A Poem

by Nancy, an ambassador of MyBCTeamHe held his breathShe blurted: I should have this lump checked outHer tears fell as he held her,For she knew without a doubtThey went for EthiopianBecause she had once statedShe was curious to try itSo there they...… read more >
Posted 07/18/2016

Nutrition Provides Control Amongst the Chaos of Breast Cancer

by Amy, an ambassador of MyBCTeamBeing diagnosed with cancer is a life altering experience. I felt so out of control that I desperately needed to find something that I could control. My diet was one of the few things I could think of that may have...… read more >
Posted 07/18/2016

Major Milestones and Surprising Friendships

by NancyWA couple of years ago, the New York Times published an article about how hard it is to make friends as an adult. Especially, after getting married, having kids, and basically hitting the majority of ‘adult’ milestones.A few years ago, I...… read more >
Posted 07/18/2016

Discovering Your New “Normal” After Treatment Ends

by Bonnie, a MyBCTeam ambassadorYou are certain to feel sheer joy and relief at the end of breast cancer treatment! Whew, you think, I finally made it to the end of a long and painful process! Ending treatment is definitely a reason to celebrate,...… read more >
Posted 08/01/2013
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