We're excited to share a step forward for our community.
We have selected a new platform for the discussion forum, and we're hard at work planning how to migrate member accounts, posts, forums, topics, and private messages, and create a user-friendly design and experience with many new features. Our work will happen in the background so you can continue using the current site while we build. When we are further along and ready to test the new design and experience, we'll invite some members to help us.
We hope to have the new discussion forums live by early 2023. Stay tuned!
The Breastcancer.org Team
Friday, September 9, 2022
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VIRTUAL MEETUP | YOUNG (under 45) with metastatic breast cancer (MBC; also called stage IV)
Register: Thursdays at 1:00 PM EST
VIRTUAL MEETUP | Bonded by breast cancer: Continuing connections after treatment
Register: Fridays at 1:00 PM EST
VIRTUAL MEETUP | Metastatic breast cancer caregivers
Register: Tuesdays, Bi-weekly at 4:00 PM EST
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How-to Tips, Community Rules, and What to Do if You've Just Been Diagnosed. MODS and ADMINS only topics here.
98 Topics 5,765 Posts
Share accomplishments, milestones, goals of community members, family members or yourself.
18,025 Topics 145,497 Posts
For those who are experiencing symptoms or received concerning test results, but haven't been diagnosed with breast cancer.
7,382 Topics 68,145 Posts
We know, waiting is VERY difficult but we're here for you.
1,014 Topics 5,243 Posts
A safe place to discuss benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions.
2,308 Topics 24,869 Posts
Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.
7,427 Topics 111,204 Posts
Discuss next steps, options, and resources.
781 Topics 8,465 Posts
Share with and support others all waiting for test results from CAT scan, PET scan, Oncotype tests, Mammaprint, FISH, IHC, and other diagnostic tests.
8,361 Topics 215,157 Posts
Surgical options and helpful tips for recovery and side effects.
11,414 Topics 305,502 Posts
Talk with others facing decisions about whether or not to have breast reconstruction, and if so, what type and when.
1,351 Topics 43,764 Posts
Discuss prostheses, swimsuits, bras, and other options for women not having reconstruction or waiting for reconstruction.
Latest post: Incision preferences for mastectomy with aesthetic flat closure? by sarahnh Nov 13, 2022 02:35PM
5,233 Topics 75,396 Posts
Talk with other about how to lower your risk of lymphedema and how to manage it if you've been diagnosed.
Latest post: LE risk according to surgical team, my fear regardless by ruthbru Nov 28, 2022 06:22AM
255 Topics 3,927 Posts
Talk with others about bone density, osteopenia and osteoporosis, and ways to keep your bones strong
592 Topics 7,543 Posts
Share important questions and provide support to others experiencing breast cancer and treatment-related pain.
7,871 Topics 532,856 Posts
Regimens, side effects, and support from others going through chemo.
Latest post: Anyone starting chemo in September, October, November 2022 by moderators Nov 27, 2022 03:52PM
3,930 Topics 139,933 Posts
What to expect from treatment and ways to cope with side effects.
Latest post: Post-mastectomy radiation after pathologic complete response ? by lw422 18 hours ago
7,823 Topics 173,653 Posts
This is a safe place to share your experiences of others considering or on hormonal treatment.
Latest post: "Roll Call" for those who've stopped Hormonal Therapy early by inthesage2 8 hours ago
50 Topics 526 Posts
Discuss your experiences with the benefits, risks, and side effects of immunotherapy treatment for breast cancer.
Latest post: Anyone on Herceptin-only have tips for chills, body aches? by abbyrhodes3 Sep 25, 2022 10:13AM
3,560 Topics 76,252 Posts
2,721 Topics 57,015 Posts
Complementary medicine refers to treatments that are used WITH standard treatment. Holistic medicine is a term used to describe therapies that attempt to treat the patient as a whole person.
586 Topics 29,433 Posts
This forum is a safe, judgement-free place to discuss Alternative medicine. Alternative medicine refers to treatments that are used INSTEAD of standard, evidence-based treatment. Breastcancer.org does NOT recommend or endorse alternative medicine.
4,000 Topics 50,450 Posts
Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for DCIS.
79 Topics 1,101 Posts
Meet others with this diagnosis.
Latest post: After DCIS, About 1 in 5 Invasive BCs Unrelated to Original DCIS by moderators Jun 22, 2022 10:37AM
652 Topics 9,047 Posts
Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for LCIS.
3,414 Topics 69,780 Posts
Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for IDC.
1,456 Topics 15,201 Posts
Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for IBC. Posting pictures of symptoms is prohibited per our Community Rules -- you are encouraged to seek medical advice from your doctor in the event of any concerns.
Latest post: IBC lounge: roll call, support and just a good place to hang out by mara51506 Nov 23, 2022 07:40AM
1,508 Topics 24,851 Posts
Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for ILC.
193 Topics 6,937 Posts
Meet others with less common forms of breast cancer, such as Medullary carcinoma, Mucinous carcinoma (colloid carcinoma), Papillary carcinoma, Cribriform carcinoma, Tubular carcinoma, Metaplastic tumors, Paget's disease, Phyllodes tumor, Adenoid cystic carcinomas and Angiosarcoma.
5 Topics 77 Posts
Join others to talk about Metaplastic Breast Cancer, or MpBC, a sub-type of breast cancer. This forum will be moderated by volunteers of The Metaplastic Breast Cancer Global Alliance.
Latest post: Welcome to our Metaplastic Breast Cancer Forum! Say Hi Below... by rosiecat 22 hours ago
86 Topics 1,098 Posts
Meet others who have mixed type breast cancer.
206 Topics 3,626 Posts
Meet others who have breast cancer but also have another health diagnosis/comorbidity such as another cancer, diabetes, MS, bipolar disorder, HIV or AIDS, Parkinson's Disorder, schizophrenia, etc.
1,240 Topics 37,072 Posts
Meet other members with a Stage I breast cancer diagnosis to share information and support.
316 Topics 10,779 Posts
Meet, share and support others with Stage II Breast Cancer
3,800 Topics 69,177 Posts
You are not alone. Meet others who have Stage III breast cancer.
23,073 Topics 582,865 Posts
Please respect that this forum is for members with stage IV/metastatic breast cancer ONLY. There is a separate forum for caregivers and friends: Caring for Someone with Stage IV or Mets.
190 Topics 33,857 Posts
Topics here are started by members with a Stage IV/Metastatic Breast Cancer diagnosis, but open to all members to contribute to discussions. Please note that there is a separate forum, Stage IV/Metastatic Breast Cancer ONLY, where topics are open only to those members.
Latest post: My Husband, My Life, My Love, My Family, My Cancer by illimae 15 hours ago
3,126 Topics 35,503 Posts
Meet others concerned about developing a recurrence or metastases.
1,003 Topics 13,295 Posts
Meet others who are just facing the diagnosis of a recurrence of breast cancer or metastatic (advanced) disease. You are NOT alone.
Latest post: Almost became paralysed; bone met 2 years post diagnosis by star2017 Nov 25, 2022 03:20PM
488 Topics 6,643 Posts
For those confronting a new primary diagnosis or undergoing treatment.
2,169 Topics 77,705 Posts
Testing, treatment, side effects, and more.
2,483 Topics 81,380 Posts
Share with others who have ER-/PR-/HER2- breast cancer.
530 Topics 4,534 Posts
ATM, BARD1, BRCA1, BRCA2, BRIP1, CDH1, CHEK2, NBN, NF1, PALB2, PTEN, RAD51C, RAD51D, STK11, TP53, mismatch repair genes (MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2, EPCAM), and VUS (variants of unknown significance)
Latest post: Brca 1 Mutation and the Vaginal Microbiome/gut microbiome by kayrem Nov 25, 2022 12:45PM
253 Topics 2,232 Posts
For men who have been diagnosed or are at high risk.
Latest post: Appointed as a Dr Susan Love Foundation Ambassador by elderberry Nov 5, 2022 08:22PM
189 Topics 5,916 Posts
A unique forum ONLY for those trying to live well and/or trying to die well.
Latest post: Guidelines Provide Individualized Palliative Care for MBC by moderators Aug 12, 2021 10:12AM
3,057 Topics 195,603 Posts
Managing life after a breast cancer diagnosis, including rediscovering intimacy, coping with fear of recurrence, reconnecting relationships, sharing hobbies and interests, and finding inspiration in daily life.
394 Topics 171,177 Posts
For those who have met on Breastcancer.org and want to continue growing their cybersibling friendships beyond cancer.
285 Topics 5,373 Posts
Share your personal story, diagnosis, and treatment path, and stories of survival, hope, and success to encourage and inspire others!
806 Topics 85,146 Posts
A safe place to find comfort in and share words of prayer, healing, and encouragement.
135 Topics 5,622 Posts
A place to discuss the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on you and the ones you love.
Latest post: Breakthrough period on Zoladex after covid vaccine booster? by brinkofeternity Nov 8, 2022 07:45AM
111 Topics 16,760 Posts
A place to talk about how your diagnosis has affected you after active treatment ends. Discuss long-term side effects, fears and joys, silver linings and other ways your diagnosis has impacted your life.
Latest post: Interesting conversation with RO concerning follow up by alicebastable Oct 3, 2022 07:16PM
101 Topics 851 Posts
A comforting place to discuss planning a family, fertility concerns, parenting children, or relationship issues with partners, siblings, or parents following a diagnosis.
Latest post: Giving Birth After Breast Cancer Doesn't Affect Survival by moderators Jul 20, 2022 02:10PM
171 Topics 6,226 Posts
A safe place to talk candidly about how your romantic relationships and/or your sex life has changed following your diagnosis and treatment.
834 Topics 9,104 Posts
Employment, insurance, and financial concerns are common. Meet others here to discuss and for support.
1,583 Topics 157,144 Posts
Meet and support others who are affected by these issues around anxiety, depression, and other emotional effects.
707 Topics 8,358 Posts
A place to share our "healthier" recipes and food tips for everyday life.
Latest post: Podcast: Healthy Eating During Breast Cancer Treatment by moderators Nov 11, 2022 01:06PM
875 Topics 86,059 Posts
Conversations about exercise, diet, and getting back in shape after breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.
86 Topics 1,014 Posts
A place to share celebrations with others.
26 Topics 10,584 Posts
Share pictures and stories of the four-legged friends who make your day-to-day lives better!
1,829 Topics 673,154 Posts
Breast cancer is no laughing matter, but sometimes a good joke or a game is the best medicine.
704 Topics 3,575 Posts
Book reviews, favorite web sites, products, articles.
88 Topics 328 Posts
A place to donate & trade breast cancer items free of charge (e.g. head covers, mastectomy products, swimwear, breast cancer support products). No money may be exchanged, even for shipping. All mailing addresses must be shared via private message & no phone numbers exchanged.
5,887 Topics 28,581 Posts
Share your research articles, interpretations and experiences here. Let us know how these studies affect you and your decisions.
Latest post: Diversity in Phase I MBC Drug Trials Declined From 2000 to 2018 by moderators Nov 23, 2022 12:20PM
1,479 Topics 11,683 Posts
A place to share your struggles and concerns about supporting and caring for a person you love diagnosed with breast cancer with others who understand.
Latest post: newly diagnosed partner... tips as we start this care journey? by vidal1993 Mar 28, 2022 04:34PM
457 Topics 3,283 Posts
A place where family members, caregivers, and loved ones of people having a Stage IV (metastatic) diagnosis can share, discuss, and support one another through the tough times unique to this diagnosis.
Latest post: Extensive liver mets - 9th line of treatment, any hope? by minp Nov 27, 2022 09:31AM
85 Topics 52,260 Posts
A place for members, in similar geographic areas, to connect for support, local resources and referrals as well a place to meet up within the community virtually.
53 Topics 16,640 Posts
Australian health care, clinical trials, and life in general in the land down under.
684 Topics 13,796 Posts
Canadian health care, clinical trials, and life in general in the north.
22 Topics 608 Posts
From our neighbors near and far whose first language isn't English.
211 Topics 2,875 Posts
Black Women with Breast Cancer who want to connect.
Latest post: Diversity in Phase I MBC Drug Trials Declined From 2000 to 2018 by moderators Nov 19, 2022 08:08AM
17 Topics 67 Posts
A place for Latinas/Hispanics with a breast cancer diagnosis to connect.
177 Topics 14,614 Posts
Singles with breast cancer who want to connect.
189 Topics 2,967 Posts
A special and safe place for the LGBTQ community diagnosed with breast cancer to connect.
869 Topics 13,330 Posts
Connect with those under 40 who have been diagnosed.
282 Topics 43,764 Posts
Meet others in this age-range who share similar life issues.
292 Topics 76,596 Posts
Meet other women who are similar in age and dealing with age-appropriate issues.
260 Topics 3,148 Posts
Managing high recurrence risk or high risk of developing a second breast cancer.
Latest post: ROLL CALL ---- High risk oncodx and chose no chemotherapy by meow13 Aug 16, 2022 05:00PM
152 Topics 3,637 Posts
Honor those who have passed.
4 Topics 42 Posts
Research proposals and/or requests posted here by members have been reviewed and approved by the Moderator Team, but not associated with Breastcancer.org.
Latest post: Research Study on Your Experiences (paid $50 Amazon gc) by db_21 Mar 7, 2022 06:02AM
560 Topics 12,405 Posts
Request new or improved features, report bugs, and view upcoming changes. Directly share constructive feedback at email@example.com.
Latest post: Post your tech glitches, errors, issues, etc. here. by minustwo Nov 20, 2022 09:48PM
39 Topics 752 Posts
Moderator generated forum to present our announcements or requests, organization and website news, blog entries and podcasts. Please do not post here if you are not a Moderator. Thank you!
Latest post: Breastcancer.org Podcasts: Listen to Experts Discuss by moderators Oct 1, 2022 07:12AM
290 Topics 6,775 Posts
Join here to discuss issues where we can have a voice!
68 Topics 1,470 Posts
Thank you for your donation! Here is a forum to share with others who you're honoring with your donation.
322 Topics 1,669 Posts
Discuss and share pictures of the walks, runs or fundraising events for Breastcancer.org. Visit also our Fundraising Forum for suggestions.