Know What Is Normal For You!

All breast cancer is not found by just feeling for a lump.  Some breast cancer such as inflammatory is found on the surface of the breast.  Other cancers may be detected due to unusual nipple discharge.  As a breast cancer organization we must make sure we are providing accurate information.  Please review the attached self- […]

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5 Things Cancer Survivors Should Know About Their Mental Health

It’s normal to feel worried, sad, afraid, or even angry after being diagnosed with cancer. Some treatments for cancer also can affect your feelings or make it hard for you to concentrate or remember things. Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, now is a good time to understand that mental health care is as […]

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Nutrition Tips During Cancer Treatments!

 Beware Of Changes In Your Weight: Chemo can cause unexpected gains and losses. Go Big For Breakfast: Hunger hits harder in the morning. Change It Up: Your taste buds are going to change so experiment with food. Don’t Dodge Family: You will need family support. Colors Of The Rainbow: Be sure to fill your plate […]

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Latest New From Bridge Breast Network!

We made the NEWS! “Celebration of the Spirit and Soul” (an inspirational, educational breast cancer awareness visual arts exhibit) was held on March 22, 2019 at the African American Museum in Dallas, Texas. This outing resulted in a great occasion for Life Member Pat Carroll, because she reunited with a “dear friend of 40 years […]

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Healthy Eating During Treatment!

Whether you are recovering from surgery, receiving radiation, or chemotherapy, you need to continue to focus on the breast cancer. Eating well during this time has never been more important. Good nutrition will keep you strong, help rebuild tissue, allow your body to handle side effects from treatment, and potentially help fight infection. We have […]

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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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