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I Have Male Breast Cancer, Not Chest Cancer

October 29th 2021

Attention to detail is important for cancer survivors, explains a male breast cancer survivor. “Asking guys to examine their ‘chests’ is not only ineffective, but also disingenuous.”

‘Friends’ Actor James Michael Tyler Dies From Cancer, Sally Yates Announces Breast Cancer Diagnosis and More

October 29th 2021

From the death of “Friends” actor James Michael Tyler to Sally Yates’ breast cancer announcement, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Clinical Trial Launched for Preventive Breast Cancer Vaccine

October 28th 2021

Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute has initiated a new study to examine a vaccine to prevent triple-negative breast cancer.

Importance of Support Groups in Metastatic Breast Cancer

October 27th 2021

Lisa Laudico provides insight into the value of support groups in metastatic breast cancer.

Self-Inventory for Metastatic Breast Cancer

October 27th 2021

Julie Larson, LCSW, discusses the concept of self-inventory and questions patients may ask themselves to evaluate their health.

‘Hot and Flashy’: A Patient With Breast Cancer Reflects on Medically Induced Early Menopause

October 27th 2021

When you’re forced into menopause at an early age, you aren’t as prepared for the changes it brings. A woman with metastatic breast cancer explains the difficulties of medically induced menopause.

Stopping Treatment With Soltamox Common in Men With Breast Cancer

October 26th 2021

The rate of treatment discontinuation with Soltamox increased from 15.8% at one year after breast cancer diagnosis to 48.3% at five years, although more research is needed into why this is occurring.

Community-Based Activity Programs Improve Outcomes, Quality of Life in Underserved Breast Cancer Survivors

October 26th 2021

Medically underserved and minority breast cancer survivors experienced improved outcomes and quality of life after participating in community-based physical activity programs, according to recent study results.

Telling Me That My Cancer Is ‘Chronic’ Is a Painful Lie

October 26th 2021

Even in the doctor’s office, the words patients hear can cover up the realities of stage 4 breast cancer. “He thought he was offering hope but what he was doing was denying my reality and minimizing the deaths of so many people,” writes a woman with metastatic breast cancer.

Experiencing Invalidation After a Stage 0 Breast Cancer Diagnosis

October 25th 2021

A women describes how the difficulties of stage 0 breast cancer is still misunderstood by many.

Long-Term Data Show The Impact of Herceptin On Treating HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

October 25th 2021

More than 10 years of follow-up data have shown that combining Herceptin with chemotherapy is safer and more effective than chemotherapy alone in this patient population.

A Patient With Cancer's Gratitude for Clinical Trials

October 24th 2021

A stage 4 metastatic breast cancer survivor describes her experience with a clinical trials and how they changed the trajectory of her life.

Here's What Breast Cancer Survivors Had to Say About Staying Positive

October 22nd 2021

Several breast cancer survivors share how they stay mentally strong while living with breast cancer.

Hockey Hall of Famer Mike Bossy Diagnosed With Lung Cancer, Jill Biden Urges Women to Get Breast Cancer Screenings and More

October 22nd 2021

From former New York Islanders hockey player Mike Bossy announcing that he has lung cancer to First Lady Jill Biden emphasizing the importance of breast cancer screenings, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

The Mother-Daughter Duo That Bullies Cancer With Humor

October 21st 2021

Combine a mother’s breast cancer diagnosis with her daughter’s comedy background — what do you get? A podcast that laughs in cancer’s face.

Self-Care in Metastatic Breast Cancer

October 21st 2021

People living with metastatic breast cancer share highlights of their personal self-care strategies.

Coping with a Metastatic Breast Cancer Diagnosis

October 21st 2021

Julie Larson, LCSW, and a panel of women living with metastatic breast discuss the impact of the disease on mental health and resources to consider as a patient.

Elacestrant Bests Standard of Care for Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment

October 20th 2021

Elacestrant improved progression-free survival in patients with ER-positive/HER2-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer.

How a Patient With Cancer Turned to Yoga During Breast Cancer Treatment

October 20th 2021

A patient turned to yoga during treatment for breast cancer and is now helping others do the same.

Facing Financial Toxicity in Cancer Care

October 20th 2021

Talking with a doctor about costly cancer treatments and being frank with health care teams can ease financial distress for patients with cancer.

HBO’s Yvonne Orji Sheds Light on Racial Disparities in TNBC

October 20th 2021

Yvonne Orji, actress and comedian from HBO’s “Insecure” discussed the racial disparities for Black women who receive a diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer.

Pregnancy During Cancer: Treating Two Patients, Not One

October 19th 2021

Oncologists are learning that cancer can be treated during pregnancy with relative safety in the second and third trimester.

Embracing All the Good Things in Life Despite Cancer

October 19th 2021

A woman with metastatic breast cancer looks back on the happy memories she made this summer and how she uses them as strength in the face of cancer. “Sometimes, when we’re lucky, the scale tips toward the good,” she writes.

What to Bring in Your Cancer Treatment Bag

October 19th 2021

A mother of three who received a diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer right before the pandemic shares what her must-have comfort and entertainment items are in her treatment bag.

Pink's Missing Link: Male Breast Cancer

October 18th 2021

October reminds us that men get breast cancer, too. A male breast cancer survivor shares his thoughts about Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “Controversy creates conversation, and conversation incites action,” he writes.

Rapper Berner Diagnosed With Cancer, Hasbro CEO Dies After Leave of Absence for Cancer Treatment and More

October 15th 2021

From Berner’s cancer diagnosis to lipstick art for cancer fundraising, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Finding New Hope in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Treatments

October 14th 2021

Three therapeutic breakthroughs are revolutionizing care for triple-negative breast cancer and saving women’s lives.

BET’s Album of the Year Winner, Jazmine Sullivan, Brings Breast Cancer Disparities to the Forefront: ‘Let’s Do More’

October 13th 2021

Meet Jazmine Sullivan: singer-songwriter, BET award winner and breast cancer advocate.

Breast Cancer Treatments Propel Many Women Into 'Rapid, Dramatic' Medical Menopause

October 13th 2021

Some breast cancer therapies and surgeries cause a reduction in estrogen levels, forcing many women immediately into menopause.

119 Reasons Why Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day Matters

October 13th 2021

I am in awe of what scientists have been able to discover, but we don’t know enough for those 119 women who will die this Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, nor for the 43,881 others who will die before the next Breast Cancer Awareness Month rolls around. We deserve more.