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I Am Still Me, Regardless of My Disease

April 3rd 2021, 6:00pm


A person with metastatic breast cancer writes about how she just wants to be “normal” again and for people to stop pitying her.

Although it’s Impossible to Eliminate Uncertainty in Cancer and in Life, it’s Possible to Live With it

March 30th 2021, 4:00pm


A patient with metastatic cancer writes about how the unknowns of her disease have shaped her life and health experiences, and how she has learned to live with that uncertainty.

Pennies from Heaven: A Sign to Keep Going

March 27th 2021, 6:00pm


A woman who is living with metastatic breast cancer pens a tribute to a late friend and fellow patient, Penny, who continues to send her signs that help her keep going.

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

March 23rd 2021, 4:00pm


A patient with metastatic cancer writes what it has been like to face the dilemma of receiving an effective cancer therapy that may put her heart at risk.

Emerging Therapies Show Promise in Treating Metastatic Breast Cancer

March 16th 2021, 1:00pm


An expert discusses the potential that several novel therapies hold in treating metastatic breast cancer, including PARP inhibitors, immunotherapy and antibody drug conjugates. Each therapy type has an FDA-approved option to potentially provide patients with better outcomes and quality of life.

Treating HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer: Caitlin’s Story

March 16th 2021, 12:00pm


Sara A. Hurvitz, MD, discusses information about HER2+ metastatic breast cancer with one of her patients, Caitlin Flanagan, as she shares her personal journey with breast cancer.

FDA to Evaluate Status of 6 Cancer Drug Indications That Were Granted Accelerated Approvals

March 14th 2021, 3:00pm


The FDA announced that a special committee will review the indications of several cancer drugs that were granted accelerated approval as confirmatory trials showed they failed to demonstrate efficacy.

Why I’m Forever Grateful for My Genetic Mutations

March 6th 2021, 7:00pm


As her seven-year cancerversary approaches, one patient with metastatic breast cancer shares why she is grateful to be a 'mutant'.

Make Room For The Under-65s: What the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Has Taught Me About My 'Value'

February 22nd 2021, 5:00pm


Vaccine eligibility forces this metastatic breast cancer patient to confront the value society places on her life.

Unwanted Cancer Reminders and Mix-Ups

February 1st 2021, 5:00pm


Overdue reminders are often reminders of where we are on the cancer journey.