Category: mbc

#YWMBC: Sarah

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Name: Sarah BlackmoreAge: 27Occupation: Speech-Language PathologistAge when diagnosed with breast cancer: 26 (two weeks before my 27th birthday, happy birthday to me!)Breast cancer type: ER PR- HER2 Invasive Ductal CarcinomaBreast cancer stage: Stage 4 (Oligometastatic with two metastases to the sternum)Treatment: Aggressive treatment with curative intent. Eight rounds of chemotherapy, […]

Rethink Remembers: Teva Harrison

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Teva, It’s taken a little while to get to this tribute. I tend to procrastinate on things I do not want to do, and I really did not want to ever have to find the words for this. I wanted you to go on finding four-leaf clovers and being our […]

How To Talk To Kids About Dying and Death

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An excerpt from Rethink’s new resource: Talking To Kids About Metastatic Breast Cancer written by Child Life Specialist, Morgan Livingstone, edited by Registered Psychotherapist Andrea Warnick, and illustrated Ashley Doyle.  Talking About Dying and Death The other BIG question some kids ask, and parents tend to dread, is: “Are you […]

The Realities of Being A Mom With Metastatic Breast Cancer

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In honour of Mother’s Day and the release of our new resource: Talking to Kids About Metastatic Breast Cancer, we’re sharing the revealing yet vulnerable stories from mothers in our community to help pull back the curtain that an MBC diagnosis hangs over motherhood. By Renee Kaiman As a parent […]