June 2014 Community Newsletter

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Welcome to the June 2014 Community Newsletter!

In this issue:

  • Acknowledging Our Community Members: Members Diagnosed at a Young Age
  • Radiation Treatment for DCIS and Stage I: We Want to Hear From You!
  • Join Our Spanish Discussion Boards!
  • Research News Articles for YOU
  • Discussion Board Community T-Shirt Design Contest

Acknowledging Our Community Members: Members Diagnosed at a Young Age

Members of our Community who have been diagnosed at a younger-than-average age represent a unique subset of our Discussion Boards. Some of these members have kindly offered to share their special perspective on managing breast cancer under the age of 40. Read their stories >>

Radiation Treatment for DCIS and Stage I: We Want to Hear From You!

If you have been diagnosed with DCIS or Stage I breast cancer and have considered or completed radiation therapy, please take 5 minutes to complete this brief survey. Take the survey now >>

Join Our Spanish Discussion Boards!

You may not have realized, but we have Discussion Boards for our Spanish-speaking visitors! Visit the Spanish Discussion Boards >>

Meet a Member

Spanish Discussion Board member Criolla has graciously offered to share her story:

“Each day I spoil myself, I celebrate it, and my losses made me strong, positive and grateful to my parents, children and God. I think my strength also had to do with my culture, born in Bolivia where women are independent fighters…” Read Criolla’s story in English or in Spanish >>

We’d appreciate any assistance in helping to get the word out to healthcare providers about our Spanish Discussion Boards! Talk to your doctors, nurses, friends, and family and let them know there’s support available at Breastcancer.org for Spanish speakers.

Research News Articles for YOU!

Did you know that you can receive Research News articles that are relevant for YOU based on your diagnosis and treatment information in your Profile? All you have to do is fill out your My Diagnoses and My Treatments information once you’ve signed into the Discussion Boards and turn on the Recommended Articles feature. You’ll begin receiving articles that are tailored to your situation. From there, you can save articles that are especially helpful for future reference. This new Breastcancer.org resource will help you keep up-to-date with the latest breast cancer research that is relevant for YOU and your unique situation. Get your articles now!>>

Discussion Board Community T-Shirt Design Contest

Attention artists, designers, or anyone with an idea for a BCO Community t-shirt design! We are looking for creative, inspiring, one-of-a-kind designs submitted by YOU and voted on by the Community to produce and sell!

Tips for submitting a design:

  • For best results, submit high resolution/vector art
  • Max size: 5MB
  • File types: .jpg, .png, or .eps
  • Max dimensions: 3000px for .jpg and .png

Please email your suggestions and designs to community@breastcancer.org.

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