Short-Term Side Effects of Breast Cancer Radiation.

We have a variety of patients who will need radiation therapy once they have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Today, we are going to discuss what are some of the short term side effects of radiation therapy. The most common side effect is the area that receives the radiation therapy will become irritated. The area […]

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Breast Cancer Survivor!

Maria is a 49 year old single mother of two who was referred to the Bridge Breast Network (BBN) by one of our community partners. She had been experiencing sharp pains in her right breast. As the months passed, the pain grew stronger and she noticed a lumped had developed. Maria was unsure of where […]

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Applying for Disability Benefits with Breast Cancer in Texas

Breast cancer its treatments can prevent you from maintaining employment. It may put you out of work for a few weeks, or indefinitely. When your illness is likely to prevent you from working for a year or longer, you can potentially qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Disability benefits can be the financial support you […]

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Food That Help Fight Cancer. Part Two.

We all know to stay away from things that hurt your body. Things like cigarettes and alcohol. We are here to tell you that cancer can start from your daily habits like your diet. It’s important to put good things in your body like superfoods and foods that are high in antioxidants! Today, we are going […]

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Food That Helps Fight Cancer! Part One.

We all know to stay away from things that hurt your body. Things like cigarettes and alcohol. We are here to tell you that cancer can start from your daily habits like your diet. It’s important to put good things in your body like superfoods and foods that are high in antioxidants! Today, we are going […]

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Managing Breast Cancer During The Holidays

We know everyone loves this time of year because you can spend it with your loved ones. However, the season can go from extremely joyful to stressful for some women and men with breast cancer. It can have to do with a variety of reasons like juggling responsibilities or social outings. Whenever an individual is […]

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Schedule Your North Texas Giving Day Donation Today!

8 Days Of Scheduled Giving Help Us Reach Our Goal of $20,000 Your support will help save a woman’s life   Schedule giving is now open. Support the Bridge Breast Network and help us in our mission of providing diagnostic and treatment services to low-income, uninsured and underinsured individuals living in North Texas. Simply click here to […]

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What to Bring on Your First Day of Chemo!

Health line provided a poll of women living with breast cancer for their tips on what to bring, and what to wear, on your first day of chemotherapy. If you have tips then please share them with us too!            Thank you healthline for the graphic!

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7 Things You Might Not Know About Delayed Breast Reconstruction!

1. Majority of survivors are good candidates. Everyone situation is different, but patients who are interested in reconstruction typically a candidate. 2. Quality of life can improve from breast reconstruction. “Perhaps nobody ever told you about plastic surgery and you’ve been walking around feeling less feminine or less whole. For patients like this, breast reconstruction can be […]

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Effective New Year’s Resolution!

A new year is always a great time to “start over” and resolve to find ways to do better. But how does having cancer, or a loved one with cancer, impact how we look at the New Year? We’ve put together the top five resolutions for you or a loved one who may be battling […]

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