The Latest News and Info from the Bridge Breast Network

10 ways to handle stress and shock when diagnosed with breast cancer!

“The effects of a diagnosis are understandably significant. It is important to balance the mind and the body for optimum recovery. Below are10 steps to focus the mind and deactivate your body’s stress response. Learn the skill of mindfulness: Train your mind to focus on the present rather than the potential bleak months ahead. There […]

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FDA Approves Lynparza to Treat BRCA-mutated Metastatic Breast Cancer!

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lynparza (olaparib) for a difficult-to-treat form of metastatic breast cancer. Patients with BRCA-mutated, HER2-negative breast cancer who have previously been treated with chemotherapy are now approved to be treated with Lynparza. The FDA’s approval is based on data showing that Lynparza — developed by AstraZeneca working together with Merck (known as MSD outside the U.S. […]

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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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How to handle cancer during the holiday days.

It’s officially November and the holiday’s will be here before you know it. While the holidays are such a wonderful time of the year, it can create stress for anyone suffering from breast cancer. We’ve found some tips that can help. Don’t be afraid to see friends, family, or co-workers over the holidays. We don’t encourage […]

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5 Best Ways to Support a BFF Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Food: Remember, whenever going through breast cancer their appetite can be affected. Often, large heavy meals will seem unappealing. Try to provide your friend with smaller meals or mini meals. Try to think about hummus, veggies, cheese, and crackers. Maid: There is no shame in buying your friend a cleaning service. It will be one […]

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Breast Self-Awareness is not just checking your breast for a lump.

Breast Self-Awareness is not just checking your breast for a lump. It’s… Know Your Risk Your doctor has new tools to help identify women at high risk for breast cancer. Identify your risk factors for breast cancer and discuss them with your doctor: Increasing age Having a mother, sister, or daughter with breast cancer Having a […]

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North Texas Giving Day!

  6am – Midnight, Thursday, September 14 Please join us in building a “bridge” of hope by donating $25 or more to The Bridge Breast Network during North Texas Giving Day on September 14, 2017 and your donation will be eligible for bonus funding. This will allow your dollars to go even further. For every […]

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12 Signs Of Breast Cancer Everyone Must Know!

Today, we are sharing key signs of breast cancer and how you can look for those signs. Remember, a lump by no means cancer. However, you should be checking your breasts regularly. An image created by Corrine Ellsworth Beaumont, founder of the charity Worldwide Breast Cancer, has gone viral after being shared by a cancer […]

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Part Two: Foods That Can Fight Breast Cancer!

We all know to stay away from cigarettes to prevent lung cancer and to stay away from the sun to prevent skin cancer. However, there are many ways to help prevent breast cancer through your diet. Foods full of antioxidants and if they are considered to be superfoods can really help fight diseases like breast […]

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Part One: Foods That Can Fight Breast Cancer!

We all know to stay away from cigarettes to prevent lung cancer and to stay away from the sun to prevent skin cancer. However, there are many ways to help prevent breast cancer through your diet. Foods full of antioxidants and if they are considered to be superfoods can really help fight diseases like breast […]

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Reducing your risk of breast cancer!

There are variety of reasons on how you can develop breast cancer. There are variety of things you can’t about it like gene’s, age, but don’t forget your lifestyle has a big part on your risk. There are some things you can change to really reduce your risk! Having a healthy lifestyle can’t help reduce […]

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10 Steps For Getting Great Support!

Today, we are going to share 10 steps for getting great support for those suffering from breast cancer. Surround yourself around those who are willing to listen. Be open. People are going to be afraid of asking you too many questions. Try to avoid those who make you feel uneasy. Ask those who have been through […]

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