Information in Legal, Financial, Workpla
Once again, that wonderful organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer (www.lbbc.org) offers a wealth of useful information on important and practical topics:
Podcasts on Health Insurance and Legal and Workplace Concerns
Visit our website (www.lbbc.org) to download these podcasts on practical issues that may arise for women affected by breast cancer:
Cover Me! Understanding Your Health Insurance Options with Luanne Amato, MBA, and Teresa Hendrie. Learn about the different types of health insurance and how to get the most from your policy. Understand how your policy covers breast cancer screenings and treatment services and what the terms on your insurance bills mean. Find out what to do if you are unable to work, leave your job or are uninsured. You may also be interested in LBBC's Guide to Understanding Financial Concerns.
Practical Matters: Legal and Workplace Concerns with Rodney N. Warner, Esq. Protect yourself by understanding the impact your diagnosis can have on your work life. Learn about state and federal laws that protect you, how to negotiate conflict, what to do in cases of suspected discrimination and ways to talk effectively with your colleagues.
August Teleconference on Managing Weight
Register now for our August teleconference, Managing Weight After Breast Cancer, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Tuesday, August 17. Learn more.
Kathryn A. Allen, MA, RD, CSO, director of nutrition therapy at Moffitt Cancer Center, will help you understand:
- Why breast cancer treatment can prompt changes in weight and bone density
- Dietary and fitness recommendations, whether you are in treatment or you finished initial therapy
- Practical strategies for incorporating healthful eating and fitness into your daily routine