Recruiting for Video Project: The Breast Reconstruction Experience for Minority Women
Are you a Black, Latina, or Asian woman who has recently undergone breast reconstruction? We want to hear your story.
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Join others to talk about Metaplastic Breast Cancer, or MpBC, a sub-type of breast cancer. This forum will be moderated by some volunteers of The Metaplastic Breast Cancer Global Alliance.
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You are not alone. Meet others who have Stage III breast cancer.
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A place for those managing the ups & downs of a Stage IV/metastatic breast cancer diagnosis. Please respect that this forum is for Stage IV members only. There is a separate forum For Family and Caregivers of People with a STAGE IV Diagnosis.
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Testing, treatment, side effects, and more.
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Breast cancer is no laughing matter, but sometimes a good joke or a game is the best medicine.
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