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Going Flat? Self-Advocacy is Key 

A recent Washington Post article shared the experiences of patients who wanted to “go flat” rather than undergoing breast mound reconstruction after mastectomy. The article examined how sentiment toward flat closure has changed over time. Despite growing awareness, many patients report their doctors never spoke to them about the option to go flat or even […]

Using Baseline Physical Tests for MBC Patients  

Managing weakness and fatigue during treatment for metastatic breast cancer (MBC) differs for patients depending on their unique needs. Cancer rehabilitation specialist and physical therapist Dr. Leslie Waltke, DPT, discussed baseline physical tests MBC patients can discuss with their doctor and use at home to evaluate their overall health in a recent MBC Impact Series event.