The Latest News and Info from the Bridge Breast Network

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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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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North Texas Giving Day!

Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community by supporting local nonprofits and causes they care about in one easy-to-use platform. The event helps build awareness and support for nonprofits like nothing else. In 2017, $39 million was raised through […]

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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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