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Share accomplishments, milestones, goals of community members, family members or yourself. Just finished treatment? Just got married? Watched your child graduate? Ran a big run? Been a huge help to members in our community? Let's honor our members here!
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Meet others worried about developing breast cancer for the first time. Posting pictures of symptoms is NOT recommended - you are encouraged to seek advice from a medical professional in the event of any concerns.
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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: Scared Newbie as of 4 hrs, 1st screening done, more tests needed by soldieron 3 hours ago
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A safe place to worry for members who have not been diagnosed with breast cancer, but have concerns about their breasts.
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Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.
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Discuss next steps, options, and resources.
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Share with and support others all waiting for test results from CAT scan, PET scan, Oncotype tests, Mammaprint, FISH, IHC, and other diagnostic tests.
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Medications and other treatments, medical benefits, and managing side effects.
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Surgical options and helpful tips for recovery and side effects.
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Is it right for you? Discuss timing and various procedures and techniques.
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Discuss prostheses, swimsuits, bras, and other options for women not having reconstruction or waiting for reconstruction.
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Risks, tips for prevention, and info about products that can address the symptoms of lymphedema.
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Share important questions and provide support to others experiencing breast cancer and treatment-related pain.
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Regimens, side effects, and support from others going through chemo.
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What to expect from treatment and ways to cope with side effects.
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Risks and benefits, side effects, and costs of anti-estrogen medications.
Latest post: At What Age Were You First Prescribed an Aromatase Inhibitor? by ElaineTherese 55 minutes ago
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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.
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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.
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Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for DCIS.
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Meet others with this diagnosis.
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Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for LCIS.
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Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for IDC.
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Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for IBC. Posting pictures of symptoms is NOT recommended -- you are encouraged to seek medical advice from your doctor in the event of any concerns.
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Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for ILC.
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Meet others with less common forms of breast cancer, such as Medullary carcinoma, Inflammatory breast cancers, Mucinous carcinoma (colloid carcinoma), Paget's disease, Papillary carcinoma, Phyllodes tumor, Tubular carcinomas, Metaplastic tumors, Adenoid cystic carcinomas and Angiosarcoma.
Latest post: Phyllodes Tumor - Newly Diagnosed - Lots of Questions by ddfair 13 hours ago
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Meet others who have mixed type breast cancer.
Latest post: Bilateral breast Ca.: DCIS in one breast and IDC in the other. by Warrior50 Feb 7, 2015 10:31AM
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Meet others who have breast cancer but also have another health diagnosis/comorbidity such as diabetes, MS, bipolar disorder, HIV or AIDS, Parkinson's Disorder, schizophrenia, etc.
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Meet other members with a Stage I breast cancer diagnosis to share information and support.
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Meet, share and support others with Stage II Breast Cancer
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You are not alone. Meet others who have Stage III breast cancer.
Latest post: Asking Komen to commit more funding to research and innovation by Sweetb 13 hours ago
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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 or those posting on behalf of a Stage IV patient. There is a separate forum for Stage IV Caregivers/Family in "Support and Community Connections".
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Meet others concerned about developing a recurrence or metastases.
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Meet others who are just facing the diagnosis of a recurrence of breast cancer or metastatic (advanced) disease. You are NOT alone.
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For those confronting a new primary diagnosis or undergoing treatment.
Latest post: Recurrence after mastectomy. Did you have lymph node dissection? by PinkHeart Mar 1, 2015 06:14AM
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Testing, treatment, side effects, and more.
Latest post: Taxol and Herceptin only for stage 1 HER 2 positive? by SpecialK an hour ago
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Share with others who have ER-/PR-/HER2- breast cancer.
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Connect with others who have either a BRAC1 or BRAC2 breast cancer gene abnormality
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For men who have been diagnosed or are at high risk.
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A unique forum ONLY for those trying to live well and/or trying to die well.
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Share your experiences of your 'new normal' and offer advice on how you cope with life's daily challenges, including how you develop a new daily/weekly routine while you deal with breast cancer.
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A safe place to talk candidly about how your sex life has changed following your diagnosis and treatment.
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Talk with others about bone density, osteopenia and osteoporosis, and ways to keep your bones strong
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Holidays and special days, like birthdays and anniversaries, can be filled with complex emotions. Are they a time to celebrate or are they extra difficult? Share your feelings and experiences here.
Latest post: NEW BCO Blog: Thriving Emotionally During the Holidays by Moderators Dec 23, 2014 11:33AM
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Employment, insurance, and financial concerns are common. Meet others here to discuss and for support.
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Meet and support others who are affected by these issues around breast cancer fears, diagnosis and treatment.
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Conversations about exercise, diet, and getting back in shape after breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.
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A place to share our "healthier" recipes and food tips for everyday life.
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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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Book reviews, favorite web sites, products, articles.
Latest post: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by emily_the_cat Feb 24, 2015 10:27AM
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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.
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Share your research articles, interpretations and experiences here. Let us know how these studies affect you and your decisions.
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Getting on with the rest of your life, from rediscovering intimacy to coping with hot flashes.
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For those who have finished treatment, but want to continue growing your cybersister friendships.
Latest post: I say YES..Part Deux..Continued,.for the StrangeDeadRockerGroup by IllinoisLady 2 hours ago
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Share your personal story, diagnosis and treatment path, and stories of survival, hope and success.
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Words of prayer, healing, and encouragement.
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A place where family members, caregivers, loved ones of Members having a Stage IV (metastatic) Diagnosis can talk, exchange and support one another.
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A place for members to request and respond to requests from women looking for a one-on-one mentor.
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Here is a place to share your struggles on supporting and caring for a person you love, whether just diagnosed, or in end stage. It is never easy, but you are not alone.
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Australian health care, clinical trials, and life in general in the land down under.
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Canadian health care, clinical trials, and life in general up north.
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From our neighbors near and far whose first language isn't English.
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African Americans with breast cancer who want to connect.
Latest post: 2 New Research Stories of Interest for Black Women by Moderators Feb 20, 2015 08:32AM
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A place for Latinas/Hispanics with a breast cancer diagnosis to connect.
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Singles with breast cancer who want to connect.
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A special and safe place for the LGBT community diagnosed with breast cancer to connect.
Latest post: FlatTopper Pride, Queer Cancer, underwear and more? by glennie19 Feb 14, 2015 06:10PM
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Connect with those under 40 who have been diagnosed.
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Meet others in this age-range who share similar life issues.
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Meet other women who are similar in age and dealing with age-appropriate issues.
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Managing high recurrence risk of developing a second breast cancer.
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Honor those who support, love, and inspire us.
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Chat room chatters catch up with each other in this special forum when you aren't chatting live!
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Organize, plan, and communicate with your friends during offline events.
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Discuss and share pictures of the walks, runs or fundraising events for Breastcancer.org. Visit also our Fundraising Forum for suggestions.
Latest post: Fundraiser for those battling cancer treatment side effects by Notbuyingit 2 hours ago
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Request new or improved features, report bugs, & view upcoming changes.
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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!
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Help support our organization, Breastcancer.org! Please note, this is NOT a forum for fundraising for other organizations.
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Join here to discuss issues where we can have a voice!
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Thank you for your donation! Here is a forum to share with others who you're honoring with your donation.