What you should bring to your chemotherapy session
Whenever you go through chemotherapy, you can be assured your health team will make sure your physical comfort is a priority. There will be medications that will be provided to help your side effects. Nurses will be sure to check on you often to make sure you are okay. Chemotherapy infusion side effects varies from patients […]
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Support Groups & Cancer
Getting the news of being diagnosed with breast cancer can be one of the hardest moments in your life. Sometimes, we even see patients find that news harder than the actual treatment process. We know and can say that attitude is the little thing that can make a big difference. However, no one said you […]
Here Are Ways To Track Side Effects From Chemo Treatment
Whenever you receive any treatment like chemotherapy, it’s best to talk to your doctor about your potential side effects. It can be difficult to remember what you have experience when some effects include fatigue and fogginess. It’s always best to talk to your doctor to adjust your treatment to ease the side effects. They could […]
Tips for Exercising with Breast Cancer!
We are going to share some ways you can exercise whenever suffering with breast cancer. We suggest low impact exercise and luckily there are different kinds you can do! For example, here are some things you can do: walking yoga Pilates tai chi dancing bed and couch movements Here’s some exercising tips as you go […]
The Daisy Wheel App Teaches You How To Perform A Breast-Self Exam In 8 Easy Steps
We have learned more than 50% of women diagnosed with breast cancer find a breast lump during a breast self exam versus a mammogram, a study published in the Journal of Women’s Health reported. This should tell you how important it is to perform breast-self exams frequently. There are many ways to find how to do […]
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- […]
Bridge Breast Network Office Hour Changes
FYI Effective June 1, 2019 The Bridge Breast Network office will be closed every Friday!!! Thank you for your continued support.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]