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LBBC Spring Patient Experience Newsletter: Equity and Financial Toxicity

While Keneene Lewis of Atlanta was undergoing chemotherapy in 2019, bill collectors were calling her home. Today, she encourages those she meets to speak up and advocate for themselves. Plus, new FDA guidance on the risk factors of dense breasts,...
17-Apr-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Patient Advocates and Health Care Professionals Call on CMS to Ensure Access to DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction

Advocates for individuals in need of breast reconstruction surgery delivered a letter and petition to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today, urging them to reinstate a procedure code that is essential for access to deep inferior...
3-Apr-2023 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Living Beyond Breast Cancer to Host 17th Annual Thriving Together Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer April 28–30, 2023 in Philadelphia

Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Thriving Together 2023 Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer, the nation’s premier and longest-running conference for people affected by stage IV breast cancer, will be held April 28–30, 2023 at the Hilton...
20-Mar-2023 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer Patient Experience News Brief: Winter 2023

News and resources on the breast cancer patient experience, from Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Including sources on breast reconstruction options, a new monthly column, and recent research on young breast cancer patients' sexual health needs.
2-Feb-2023 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

At SABCS: Sexuality and Fertility Discussions Remain Sidelined Among Young Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

A majority of younger women diagnosed with breast cancer reported significant sexual health impacts, which most health care providers were unable to help address, according to an LBBC study to be presented at the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer...
30-Nov-2022 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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