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Stage Iv Cancer

This Time I Wonder, Will I Die Bald?

Sarah Amento | Posted 07.18.2014 | 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.