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This forum is for research participants using the new app, Share the Journey, released March 9th as part of the new Apple ResearchKit. Please share your thoughts and experiences with each other, with the research team, and offer project-related feedback.
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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 and support others who are affected by these issues around breast cancer fears, diagnosis and treatment.
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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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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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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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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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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.
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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.
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Connect with those under 40 who have been diagnosed.
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Meet other women who are similar in age and dealing with age-appropriate issues.
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Honor those who support, love, and inspire us.
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