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What Are We Doing About Metastatic Breast Cancer?

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

Of course we don't have all of the answers yet, but every single day I am finding more and more information about new drugs, new therapies, new treatments and the promise of so much more on the horizon. So if you think that nothing is being done to help those who are Stage IV breast cancer survivors, I challenge you to take another look at all that is going on around us.

Thanksgiving Reflections: He Saved My Life After the Cancer

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

Each year for my favorite holiday I reflect on those things for which I am most thankful. On my list I have always included my thanks for those th...

Stop Making Cancer Patients Feel Guilty

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

I don't know what caused my cancer, nor does anyone else, for that matter. I plan to enjoy the holidays and if I choose to have some extra cookies or whatever, so what

Allstate to Provide FREE "Silver Lining" to All With Breast Cancer

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 11.13.2014 | Impact
Barbara Jacoby

In what I consider to be one of the absolutely best ways I have ever seen to help everyone who has received a breast cancer diagnosis, Allstate has partnered with author Hollye Jacobs to give a free copy of her book, "The Silver Lining - A Companion Guide" to all in the United States through October, 2015.

A Movember Moment

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

"Movember" seeks principally to raise awareness about cancers affecting males, including prostate and testicular cancer, but we should not forget that breast cancer, while rare, is a potentially fatal disease in men.

Metastatic Breast Cancer As Seen Through A Daughter's Eyes

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 10.28.2014 | Impact
Barbara Jacoby

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

'Black Women, We Die Of This Disease When We Don't Have To'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Black Voices

The threat of breast cancer is an indiscriminate one. Women --and some men -- of all colors shapes and sizes face the deadly disease everyday. But...

22 Ways To Help A Friend With Breast Cancer

Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By Anne Krueger Whether your friend or family member is newly diagnosed or in the midst of treatment, she's unlikely to be wowed by vague offers ...

The Moment I Realized How Angry I Was About My Breast Cancer

Babette Hughes | Posted 07.07.2013 | Fifty
Babette Hughes

A mother cries because she doesn't want to wear a wig to her daughter's wedding. The woman who has already outlived by a year her prognosis of imminent death talks and talks as if her unbroken chain of outpouring words are keeping her alive.

Together We Can Do What We Cannot Do Alone!

Helene Lerner | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I have learned a lot from the cancer survivors I have interviewed. I am reminded of the real value of life, how precious it is, and how unimportant our mundane challenges really are.

Confronting a Terminal Diagnosis as a Family

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

The challenges that families must face when confronted with a terminal diagnosis of a loved one are complex. They include evolving new structures and dynamics as the person they love slowly slips away.

7 Things I've Learned Living With Stage IV Breast Cancer

Nancy Davis | Posted 11.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Davis

Understanding my cancer is a never-ending learning experience. Through hours and hours of research, I've become enlightened. There's no how-to book to educate one about the pitfalls and perks surrounding this disease.

Catherine Pearson

When Men Get Breast Cancer

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living

Shock is a major part of a breast cancer diagnosis for many men, who are surprised to learn that they can even get the disease.

Amy Mickelson and Breast Cancer

Ruth Peltason | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ruth Peltason

Dear Amy: We haven't met, but already we're connected because once you've been diagnosed, you're immediately part of a group of people who are coping with breast cancer.