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Unraveling the Layers of Metastatic Breast Cancer
The death of “Grease” star Olivia Newton-John from metastatic breast cancer has triggered discussions about the specifics of the disease. Here, CURE® details what metastatic breast cancer is.
Patients With Cancer Should Speak Up About Mental Health Struggles if They Don’t Feel Heard, Expert Says
A psychiatrist advises patients with cancer to speak up about their mental health concerns during cancer treatment, as there are tools that can guide best next steps.
HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Advice from Patients and Caregivers
Sophie Mueller provides advice for patients and caregivers with breast cancer who may be in similar situations.
HER2-Targeting Post-Operative Treatment for Breast Cancer: The Patient Experience
Jocelyn Mueller describes the treatment process with sub-cutaneous HER2-targeting therapy post-operatively and some of the adjustments that she made to her daily life.
Sub-Cutaneous Versus Intravenous HER2-Targeting Post-Operative Treatment for Breast Cancer
Jocelyn Mueller, a patient with HER2-postive breast cancer, explains the recovery process after surgery and the impact that the availability sub-cutaneous HER2-targeting therapy has had on her breast cancer journey.
Cancerphobic: How My Cancer History Put Me on ‘High Alert’ for Potential New Diagnoses
When two small spots appeared on my face, I couldn’t help but wonder if they might be cancerous. Had I failed to protect my skin with a hat or sunscreen? Suddenly, I was cancerphobic.
Families Need to Be More Open About Cancer Risks, Because it Could Save the Life of Someone You Love
Last year, my wife died of triple-negative breast cancer that was caused by a genetic mutation. If her family risk was discussed more openly, she — and many others with an inherited predisposition to cancer — may still be here today.
Beacons of Light, Hope and Community for Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer
A metastatic breast cancer survivor explains why it’s so important to find other cancer survivors to walk alongside.
Stage 4 Breast Cancer Survival Rate
Overcoming the odds and living with MBC By Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC It is a sad fact of life that once a person reaches
Breast Cancer Detection
Breast cancer detection can be a difficult thing based on the many changes that occur in a woman’s life but early detection is still the best cure. Great article from Kathryn Vinson.
Stage 4 Breast Cancer
Stage 4 breast cancer, also known as metastatic breast cancer (MBC), occurs when our breast cancer spreads to other organs in our body. The places
“Dense Breasts”: What that means to you, and why your Radiologist might be wrong
They say everything is subjective, which is a three-dollar word is for biased or a decision made with a spoonful of pride… but let’s consider every decision being made from an individual’s “perspective” in this case; a woman being told she has “dense breasts” by the radiologist interrupting her mammogram results.