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Stage Iv Cancer

How My Husband's Cancer Changed Me for the Better

TueNight | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
TueNight

The race wasn't some bathed-in-warm-light ending -- or a new beginning. We still had more radiation ahead plus uncertainty beyond that. But we also had more biking and bike races, dancing, trips to the beach, great nights of music and wine and good food ahead of us.

Free Cancer Retreats: Altruism Lives in Harmony Hill

Judy Silk | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact
Judy Silk

From the moment I set foot in the great lodge, I felt like a cradled soul. The counselors and house Moms took my symbolic hand and led me. Over the course of three days, I joined with other people who had lost their spouses.

5 Lessons to Be Learned From Michael Douglas' Cancer Experience

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Michael has shown us how to make the proper decisions to overcome stage IV cancer and regain a high quality life. Use these five tips to give yourself the best chance to survive.

This Time I Wonder, Will I Die Bald?

Sarah Amento | Posted 09.17.2014 | Parents
Sarah Amento

I didn't know how difficult this would be on me. I've done it before and embraced it with a smile and strength. This time was nothing like before. This time, I was told that this disease would rip me from the arms of my children and husband.

The Cancer Community

Betsy Hnath | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Betsy Hnath

I tell people what they want to hear, what they need to hear. I don't tell them that George is the only stage IV melanoma patient we know who is still alive.

When Being the Best Mom Means Not Being a Mom

Debbie Fink | Posted 02.22.2014 | Women
Debbie Fink

There needs to be more support for women like me: relatively young, childless not by choice and facing cancer or some other life-impacting disease; women like me who ache every time they see a stroller or hear the delicious laugh of an infant.

At the Top of My Lungs: All the World's a Stage

Jennifer Glass | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

Initially I was told that my cancer was Stage IV. This is the worst stage. There is no Stage V. If there were, it would be, "Exit stage left."

40 Years and Still Waiting?

Nancy Davis | Posted 12.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Davis

Please remember Oct. 13 throughout year. Those of us who suffer with Stage IV breast cancer want others to become aware of our disease. In so doing, we may not have to wait another 40 years before finding a cure.

Stage IV Breast Cancer: Fighting To Exist

Nancy Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Davis

Cancer is always at my side; it's the shadow behind my back that keeps lurking. It's my opponent.

Recognizing A Day Of National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

It used to be the C-word," Moskowitz says. "Nobody said they had cancer. Now it's the M-word nobody mentions. The word is metastatic."

"IRAQ: An Environmental Cesspool"

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
R. B. Stuart

Burn pit tests in war zones have shown that the fires release dioxins, benzene and volatile organic compounds, including substances known to cause cancer.