Tag: living with metastatic breast cancer

#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, […]

Why I’m Grateful on my 40th Birthday

By Adriana Capozzi The last day of my 30’s was an emotional day. My 20’s were full of so many amazing experiences that I never thought it could get better.  I took a risk and quit my full-time office job to travel and in doing so, found my love for […]

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 […]

New Breast Cancer Drug Negotiated – Thanks To You

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By Rethink Breast Cancer May 9 2019 Good morning fellow allies. We’re thrilled to report a new treatment for metastatic breast cancer has just been negotiated at pCPA, bringing it one step closer to the women who need it. For women living with MBC, swift access to treatments means more […]