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metastatic cancer

Desperately Seeking Support In The City

By Carmen Powell So someone you love has metastatic breast cancer? Welcome to your new world; one that has so many issues and complexities you...

Cancer is Crap: Scary Movie

Rethink is proud to republish the original blog posts of Leanne Coppen first featured by Chatelaine. Leanne passed away in 2011 from metastatic breast...

Voices

I’ve heard it before. The groan. The sigh. Another survey. Another request for my input into a system that never changes anyway. That wastes my...

Stage Four Metastatic Breast Cancer Needs More

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients have been the subset of breast cancer patients that have been pushed to the sidelines and often ignored. We’re viewed by many as that dark secret that nobody wants to expose.

Precision Medicine + Metastatic Breast Cancer

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...

Cancer is Crap: Losing My Marbles in The Hope-Fear Continuum

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...

#YWMBC: Karen

Name: Karen Age: 27 Occupation: Recruitment Advisor Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 27 Breast cancer type: Breast Cancer, Hormone Positive/HER-2 positive Breast cancer stage: IV, metastasized to bone Treatment:...

EDUCATE, DEMONSTRATE & ADVOCATE

On March 31, 2017 I attended the Advocacy for Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) workshop held by Rethink Breast Cancer. The room was full of energy,...

#YWMBC: Adriana

Name: Adriana Capozzi Age: 37 Occupation: Hairstylist… currently a stay at home mom of three. Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 35 Breast cancer type: er- pr-...

Cancer is Crap: Hunting Dragons Again

August 26, 2009 3:35pm Yesterday was one of those great days: In the afternoon I met my niece, who is perfect and amazing – just a...