The Breast Cancer Society

From Help to Hope to Survival

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About TBCS

www.breastcancersociety.org

The guiding mission of The Breast Cancer Society, Inc. (TBCS) is to provide relief to those who suffer from the effects of breast cancer now, as well as to work cooperatively with and give support to other personnel, individuals and organizations that share in the goal of helping cancer patients, the critically ill, and the impoverished. This is done through education, direct assistance, financial aid, and by providing supplies, care-giving products and referral services. Additionally, TBCS assists in the eradication of breast cancer through education and the support of breast cancer research.

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The Cost of Breast Cancer Treatment in India

Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute in Hyderabad, India is one of the top hospitals offering quality and affordable breast cancer treatment to global patients. To inquire about the price/package of breast cancer…Continue

Tags: Prostate, Surgery, Treatment, Price, Package

Started by Kelly Grimes Nov 6, 2014.

Fluid in Breast 1 Reply

Ok I had a partial mascetomy on 2-26-2014. It sounds like my breast has water swishing in it. Is that normal?Continue

Started by april stooksbury. Last reply by Kristina Mar 13, 2014.

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Share Your Story

Your story is one of the most valuable gifts you can share with others. Your unique experience may give inspiration and hope to someone who is traveling the same difficult journey. As you well know, physical challenges are not the only aspect of breast cancer. Emotional struggles are also far too common.

This online breast cancer support community may help maintain friendships and cultivate new ones. As you reach out to one another, share in your understanding and strive to lend an ear, you will aid in bringing emotional support and healing to those who stand in need of comfort.

To share your motivational story, please click the following link: http://breastcancersociety.ning.com/profiles/blog/list

Latest Activity

PathFinder10 posted a blog post

Learning To Accept Realities and Laugh A Little More

Two months since I found out about the cancer in my body,  I try to enforce a change in my lifestyle.Nothing swiftly radical: just a change of pace, actually a slow-down in the work place, less crowds,  more quiet time, more veggies in each meal, fruits each day, Zumba even right after the once-a-week chemo treatment, and the hardest part,  learning to avoid stress and trying to sleep before midnight.A  few well-meaning friends are warmer now, sending me prayers, fruits, positive vibes.Some…See More
May 12
Susan Bandy is now a member of The Breast Cancer Society
Apr 30
Vicki Watkins is now a member of The Breast Cancer Society
Apr 28
Chris Dengler is now a member of The Breast Cancer Society
Apr 27
Reina Martinez is now a member of The Breast Cancer Society
Apr 22
Susan is now a member of The Breast Cancer Society
Apr 20
Anna Marie Zambito updated their profile
Apr 15
Profile IconKaren Belyea, stephanie schofield, pamela lightner and 1 more joined The Breast Cancer Society
Apr 13
PathFinder10 posted a blog post

Losing Hair To Cancer But Gaining A New Perspective

I thought I was getting prepared for it.  Oncologist Dr Romeo Diaz had told me in the most certain terms that hair loss will begin after the third chemotherapy session. Other patients who have gone through the ordeal tossed me ideas about shaving to "restore self-confidence" and "preserve self-image."But when the usually thick lustre of hair started breaking and falling off my head,I got a little scared.  Here was an actual part of me that was going away.I force a smile, thinking of how I used…See More
Apr 3
PathFinder10 commented on The Breast Cancer Society's video
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Holly, Breast Cancer Survivor

"Dear Bren Flowers, thank you for sharing your journey. Particularly to us who are new to the struggle. Your story and insights strengthen our resolve. I will carry this in my heart as I set-out for my own journey."
Apr 2
BRENDA R Steele is now a member of The Breast Cancer Society
Apr 2
PathFinder10 posted a blog post

Seeking What It Means To Have Breast Cancer

With chemotherapy now underway, and surgery forthcoming when the 6cm tumor shrinks,and while the nagging scientific hows and medical wherefores are momentarily silenced, I turn inward to find answers to why cancer did happen.... To me. I must have forgotten something. Perhaps I had been too hooked-up in work, in achieving, in serving others, in beating deadlines to include self-imposed ones. Managing stress had become more of a way of life. And I had forgotten to learn to have fun, to slow…See More
Mar 30
Profile IconLisa Marie Foster and PathFinder10 joined The Breast Cancer Society
Mar 30
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Mar 24
Susan is now a member of The Breast Cancer Society
Mar 19
Profile IconEvangelyn Bennett and Maria joined The Breast Cancer Society
Mar 13
Ana A is now a member of The Breast Cancer Society
Mar 2
Breast Cancer Yoga commented on Breast Cancer Yoga's event Breast Cancer Yoga Teacher Training Program
Feb 26
Breast Cancer Yoga posted an event
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Breast Cancer Yoga Teacher Training Program at Riverside Health Fitness Center

March 7, 2015 at 9am to March 8, 2015 at 5pm
Saturday & Sunday, March 7th - 8th, 20159:00am - 5:00pmBreast Cancer Yoga is a unique flowing restorative yoga experience aimed towards regaining health, strength and flexibility for men and women in cancer recovery. WHAT TO EXPECT: Professional Instructors Manual Breathing Exercise CD Certificate of Completion Breast Cancer Anatomy Breast Cancer Physiology Breast Cancer Specific Asanas Health & Fitness AssessmentsThe goal of our teacher training program is grounded in method and…See More
Feb 26
lynn caldwell and Breast Cancer Yoga are now friends
Feb 24
 
 
 

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