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Old 09-20-2011, 09:42 AM   #1
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LBBC Fall Conference

Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding Your Treatment Options

Register now for our free teleconference, Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding Your Treatment Options, on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. ET. This is the first of a two-part teleconference series on metastatic breast cancer. Learn more.

In this teleconference, George Sledge, MD, will discuss new treatments for metastatic breast cancer and how to become involved in research studies. During this teleconference, you will:
  • Learn about the latest treatments
  • Hear about research in the pipeline and discover how to get involved
  • Explore ways to maintain your quality of life
  • Find out how to discuss side effects with your doctors
You may also be interested in Metastatic Breast Cancer Series: Treatment Options for Today and Tomorrow.

LBBC Volunteers Needed in a City Near You!

LBBC has joined the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace payroll deduction giving program. The CFC promotes and supports philanthropy that is employee focused, cost-efficient and effective in providing the opportunity to improve the quality of life for those in need. For the first time ever, federal employees can now support LBBC by designating #78012 on their CFC pledge card.

Because LBBC is new to the campaign, we need to introduce ourselves to potential donors so they know how they can support our mission of empowering all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life. We seek volunteers to represent us at CFC charity fairs and speaking opportunities around the country. We are thrilled to offer this national volunteer opportunity to people across the U.S.!
We are currently looking for volunteers in these areas:

Washington, DCPhoenix, AZSan Diego, CAFt. Walton Beach, FLHonolulu, HISt. Louis, MONew York, NYCincinnati, OHFort Sill-Lawton, OKChattanooga, TNHouston, TXNorfolk, VA

Read more about CFC events and descriptions of volunteer roles.
Register now to join LBBC’s National Volunteer Program.

Sarita’s Story: Traveling: A Simple Pleasure
“Since I was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer in 2005, I have thankfully recovered. But I credit my recovery to my rejuvenated approach to living beyond my diagnosis.

I recently decided to take a different approach to maintaining my health that has an active role in the management of this disease. I have altered my habits. I have even entered a ‘biggest loser’ makeover contest at my local fitness center. I am eating more fruits and vegetables and have cut a lot of sugar from my diet. I have incorporated an exercise regime as part of my daily routine. I am losing weight, trimming my waist and thighs and feeling energized!”
Read the rest of Sarita’s story.

Upcoming Programs and Events

9/20 Monitoring for Recurrence and Managing Fears (teleconference)
10/16 Yoga on the Steps: Washington, DC
10/21 CLRC Cancer Rights Conference (Ann Arbor, MI)
10/24 The Role of Palliative Care: Exploring What’s Meaningful for You (teleconference)
11/12 The Butterfly Ball (Philadelphia, PA)
Ongoing Ask the Expert: Fitness and Exercise

Jean A. Sachs, MSS, MLSP
LBBC Chief Executive Officer
Toll-free Survivors’ Helpline: (888) 753-LBBC (5222)
354 West Lancaster Ave, Suite 224
Haverford , PA 19041
(610) 645-4567

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3 Infertility tmts 99 > 3 u. fibroids > Pills
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IDC 1.2 cm Her2 +++ ER 5% R. Lmptmy SLNB+1 71703 6 FEC 33 R Tamoxifen
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6 TCH Cellulitis - Lymphedema - compression sleeve & glove
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GI - > yogurt
hysterectomy/oophorectomy 011410
Exemestane 25 mg tab 102912 ~ 101016 stopped due to r. hip/l.thigh pain after long walk
DEXA 1/13
1-2016 lesions in liver largest 9mm & 1.3 cm onco. says not cancer.
3-11 Appendectomy - visually O.K., a lot of puss. Final path result - not cancer.
Start Vitamin D3 and Calcium supplement (600mg x2)
10-10 Stopped Exemestane due to r. hip/l.thigh pain OKed by Onco 11-08-2016
7-23-2018 9 mm groundglass nodule within the right lower lobe with indolent behavior. Due to possible adenocarcinoma, Recommend annual surveilence.
7-10-2019 CT to check lung nodule.
1-10-2020 8mm stable nodule on R Lung, two 6mm new ones on L Lung, a possible lymph node involvement in inter fissule.

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