The Bridge Breast Network
FYI Effective June 1, 2019 The Bridge Breast Network office will be closed every Friday!!! Thank you for your continued support.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]