When Idalia Guzman was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) in 2018, she couldn’t find other Latina women also living with the disease in her native Puerto Rico.
Wisconsin native Alisa Berndt feels grateful her insurance covered part of her treatment expenses when she was diagnosed with stage 2 invasive lobular carcinoma in 2020.
cancer impacts many people beyond the individual who is diagnosed. Family and friends can be strong sources of support throughout diagnosis, treatment and beyond.
With vacation season in full swing, there are steps those living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) and their caregivers can take to make air travel a smooth, stress-free process.
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 […]
With her active lifestyle, Sian Preston, a personal trainer and mother of two, never imagined she would be diagnosed with stage 3C triple negative breast cancer.
Research shows that women who get regular exercise have about a 10-20% lower risk of breast cancer than women who are not physically active.
People diagnosed with breast cancer have many unique sources of stress.
About one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, making breast cancer one of the most common diseases affecting women in the U.S.
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.
This Mother’s Day, Susan G. Komen is putting moms first by discussing breast cancer risk factors and educating women on what to do if you’re at a higher risk for breast cancer.
Local therapy involves surgery, with or without radiation therapy, to remove the cancer from a limited (local) area to help ensure cancer doesn’t return to that area.