Our goal is to make sure that women with metastatic breast cancer have access to drugs that can give them more time and improve quality of life. Put another, simpler, way: we want patients...

Amy, 39 Amy is living with metastatic breast cancer. We wanted to know: how would it feel to learn that a promising drug treatment for your cancer will take another year or two before it can...

What is precision medicine and why does it matter when treating Stage IV breast cancer? If you’ve already heard of precision medicine, what you’ve read likely fell into one of two camps. One point...

November 30 2009, 1:06 PM I was reading a book last night in which the narrator said something like, “Each day is someone’s first and someone’s last, but all those in between become just another day.” To...

November 25 2009, 10:38 PM This post is a follow-up to my hugely unhelpful and paralysis-inducing post Ten Things Not To Say To Someone With Cancer. In an effort to make amends for freezing the tongues of...

November 17 2009, 12:26 PM On Friday I had CT scans of pretty much everything but my arms and legs to check the stage of my lumps and bumps as compared to three treatment cycles ago (that’s just...

I was sorry to hear that Olivia Newton John, whom I've always loved (and even met at the opening of a clothing store she used to own called Koala Blue... I made my parents...

I was in remission for four years after my stage 2 diagnosis and then, nine days before our wedding, I found out the cancer was back and it was metastatic. I was lucky enough to...

November 5 2009, 1:23 PM I have a high tolerance for pain.  Anyone who knows me well – family members, doctors, estheticians – will confirm this.  My husband and I agree: I am tough. Not...

Over the past year, some of the brightest stars in our community, daring and inspiring advocates for women with metastatic breast cancer, have died. Their loved ones, including very young children, are struggling to...