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Stage 4 Breast Cancer

Redefining Beauty

Sarah Amento | Posted 12.02.2014 | 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 10.30.2014 | 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 10.28.2014 | 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. ...