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Stage 4 Breast Cancer

110 Are Dying... Every Day!

Carol A Miele | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol A Miele

What are you thinking after reading this title? Does it bring about visions of people dying from the Ebola virus in Africa? Does it conjure up thought...

Mom Has Cancer

Sarah Amento | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Sarah Amento

Isabella and the teacher presented me with a a story she had written for a school project. They could write about whatever they wanted. When I first glanced at the sheet and caught the title, my eyes began to tear up and I felt a lump in my throat. This is what I read...

Redefining Beauty

Sarah Amento | Posted 02.01.2015 | Women
Sarah Amento

After my mastectomy, I began looking for pictures of other women who had battled breast cancer. I found The Grace Project by Isis Charise.

3 Breast Cancer Survivors: Stories on Faith, Hope and Purpose

Vanessa Cunningham | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Cunningham

I was moved to showcase these women in hopes that women would draw strength, courage, and hope from these stories.

Metastatic Breast Cancer As Seen Through A Daughter's Eyes

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact
Barbara Jacoby

Although Cate and her mom had always been very close, their bond grew stronger after the diagnosis.

Surrounded by Angels

Hannah Foxley | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Foxley

Today I have realized that I am surrounded by angels. They have appeared over the past year in many different guises, but nevertheless I feel that the...

Why I Am Anti-Komen

Lara Huffman | Posted 05.17.2014 | Women
Lara Huffman

Breast cancer isn't being ignored. You know what's being ignored and the real elephant in the pink room (see below for more on this reference): metastatic breast cancer, aka Stage 4 breast cancer.

So Here's the Deal

Hannah Foxley | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Foxley

Yesterday was a bit of a roller coaster. I started the day in a very dark place, crying for much of the morning and feeling terrified about my mortali...

A New Battle Has Begun....

Hannah Foxley | Posted 05.04.2014 | Women
Hannah Foxley

I woke this morning feeling very apprehensive about the news I was about to get, my gut instinct was telling me that I probably had cancer in my liver. I ate some breakfast and then was immediately sick, which I think was because I knew I was about to get bad news.

How We Deal

Nicole Yablun | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Nicole Yablun

I have found it very interesting to witness how different people react to having cancer. Some folks sail away on my favorite ship -- "Denial" -- while others become vegan eating, yoga touting enthusiasts.

Eye to Eye: The Doctor-Patient Relationship in Stage 4 Breast Cancer

Lisa Bonchek Adams | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Bonchek Adams

The nature of the doctor-patient relationship changes over the course of illness. Perhaps nowhere is that truer than in oncology.

What Greater Gift Than Recognition?

Nancy Davis | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Davis

I believe we can herald 2012 as one of the greatest exposures for stage IV breast cancer of this century. I wasn't suffocated by the "pink haze" this ...

Lots Of Tears With Less Than A Few Months To Live

Meredith Israel Thomas | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Meredith Israel Thomas

Three weeks ago I was walking in Cape Town, South Africa and three weeks later I was told I will be dead within weeks to a month or so. Life leaves us all with a lot of questions, but I know I don't blame anyone.

Me and My Shadow: Six Years Later

Nancy Davis | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Davis

It's very difficult to describe a disease and the overall toll it takes as in my case of stage IV breast cancer.

How A Homeless Woman With Stage 4 Cancer Beat The Odds

Posted 12.24.2011 | Impact

Cynthia Ryan says Edwina Sanders is the real face of cancer. Ryan, a two-time cancer survivor, met Sanders at a church in Birmingham, Ala., CBS New...

Stage 4 Breast Cancer Survivor Helps Bolster Research

Greater Annapolis Patch | Posted 11.21.2011 | Impact

Dian Corneliussen-James clearly remembers heading into surgery for her breast cancer. She met with a mentor from SOS, Survivors Offering Sympathy. ...