The Bridge Breast Network
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 […]
Friday Feature: 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 […]
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 […]
Friday Staff Feature!
We are starting a new segment on the blog and we are going to feature one of our staff members every Friday! Today, we are featuring Maria Gonzalez who’s been with us since 2009! She is an extremely dedicated and hard working Program Director! Since her arrival, she has dedicated herself to helping women and men through […]
Today, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) announced that it reached a new milestone: more than 2 million cancer prevention services have been provided to Texans in all 254 counties of the state. “This is a momentous occasion in CPRIT’s history and it demonstrates how Texas leads the nation in the fight […]