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Come be with others just starting or in the process of chemotherapy in a relaxing, confidential and supportive virtual environment. This will be a recurring meeting.

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When: Every Tuesday 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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PAID INTERVIEW: We are looking for individuals and caregivers of individuals with HER2- positive MBC who are on or have received two different lines of treatment in the MBC setting to participate in a 90-minute phone interview. Eligible caregivers and participants will be compensated $135 for their participation in the one-time phone interview. Learn more here. Or pre-screen here.



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Not Diagnosed But Concerned

  • Not Diagnosed But Worried

    17,676 Topics 142,559 Posts

    Breast cancer symptoms vary widely. According to the American Cancer Society, in addition to a lump, breast cancer symptoms can include swelling, skin irritation, dimpling, breast pain, changes to the nipple, thickening of the breast skin, or unusual nipple discharge. Still, some breast cancers cause no symptoms at all.

    Note: Please do not post pictures of your symptoms. It's important to have anything unusual checked by your doctor.

    Learn more about breast cancer symptoms and diagnosis. Check out our slideshows on testing anxiety, mammograms, and more.

    Intro medically reviewed by: Brian Wojciechowski, M.D.
    Last review date: November 22, 2020

    Latest post: I’m so nervous and scared by 2019whatayear 7 hours ago

  • Waiting for Test Results

    7,168 Topics 66,299 Posts

    For members not diagnosed with breast cancer, but waiting for test results:  Biopsy, mammogram, ultrasound, or other screening tests. Waiting is VERY difficult but remember...

    "Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength." -- Corrie Ten Boom

    Latest post: Why does lumps not show on mammo or ultrasound by Peregrinelady 2 hours ago

  • Benign Breast Conditions

    956 Topics 4,974 Posts

    A safe place to discuss benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions. Benign breast conditions are unusual growths or other changes in the breast tissue that are not cancer, though some may be associated with an increase in breast cancer risk. Benign breast conditions are quite common.

    Latest post: Fibrocystic Breast Questions by clarebarez 17 hours ago

  • High Risk for Breast Cancer

    2,266 Topics 24,560 Posts

    Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.

    Latest post: Tests by Tuc Apr 8, 2021 02:19PM

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