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Podcasts and Transcripts

In this section, listen to podcasts and download transcripts from past events for people living with metastatic breast cancer.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Communication with Your Healthcare Providers

October 30, 2014

Learn about tips to get the most out of your time with your doctor.  

Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Research Update

October 15, 2014

Learn about groundbreaking research news.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Clinical Trials

September 27, 2014

Getting your treatment through a clinical trial can provide you with more options.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Treatment Strategies

September 27, 2014

As a person living with metastatic breast cancer, this opening session will help you understand the latest standards of treatment and future directions of care.

Bone Metastasis

April 27, 2014

Learn the latest treatments used to manage bone metastasis.

Sex and Intimacy After Breast Cancer

January 30, 2014

After treatment, you may experience your body and your interest in sex differently.  

Update From the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium


Hear the latest research that your doctors andleading breast cancer experts are talking about, including updates on earlystage and metastatic breast cancer.

Coping With the Holidays


This program will help women affected by breast cancer manage their complex feelings at the holidays. 

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Coping with Uncertainty Using a Change in Perspective


This workshop will help you to cope with the emotional complexity of living with metastatic breast cancer.

Part 2: Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding Disability Rights


Understand disability benefits after a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer.

Part 1: Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Research Update


The latest clinical trial findings and their impact on today’s available treatment options.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Managing Symptoms and Side Effects


Understand basic medical and integrative therapies that can help you manage side effects of treatment.

Turning Inward: Finding Your Spiritual Way after Breast Cancer


Connecting to an inner peace or to a higher power can instill a sense of support and strength during life’s big challenges

ASCO Update


Learn the latest in cancer research and treatment from the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Close-Up on Insomnia and Fatigue


Hear about the causes of sleep disturbances and fatigue, and discover ways to manage situational or chronic problems using physical activity, exercise and lifestyle interventions.

Communication Matters


Explore the challenges of talking about your diagnosis with the well meaning people in your life and how to overcome those challenges to better meet your needs and get the support you want.

Living with Mets as a Young Woman


This is a session tailored for young women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer under the age of 45. Learn how to manage stress,maintain a sense of normalcy during times of transition and ways to communicate your needs and boundaries to others.

Lung and Liver Metastases


Hear about local and systemic treatments used to manage breast cancer that has metastasized to the lungs or liver.

Using Mindfulness Meditation to Control Worry


Discover how meditation can help center and steady you through uncertain times, manage anxiety and enhance your sense of peace and purpose.

Bone Mets


Get an update on the latest treatments used to manage bone mets and how to prevent symptoms including bone pain, fractures and compression.

Creating Your Legacy


Explore how to share life lessons and legacy projects, including how to get started and examples of specific projects you can develop over time.

Foods to Boost Your Immune System and Fortify You Everyday


Learn about foods that can enhance your immune system, increase your energy and optimize nutritional gain. 

New Approaches to Managing Brain Mets


Gain an understanding of how treatment for brain mets differs from other sites of metastasis and why. Learn about the latest treatment approaches, and look at what might be the next generation of care.

Newly Diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer


Learn about the basics to help you better understand your diagnosis, treatment options and goals, as well as common emotions you may feel when newly diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.

Open Clinical Trials: What’s Out There Now


Learn about some of the most compelling open clinical trials, how to get involved and what advances the trials are looking to make in the care of women living with metastatic breast cancer.

Using Acupuncture for Symptom Relief


Acupuncture is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine. Learn how the practice is performed, how it helps to manage common symptoms and side effects of cancer and treatments, and how to evaluate services and find qualified practitioners.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Medical Update


Hear about the latest medical update, treatment plans, and what options exist moving forward.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding Your New Diagnosis


Gain a better understanding of metastatic breast cancer.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Emotional Impact


Learn about the feelings of uncertainty you may have while living with metastatic breast cancer.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Medical Update


Learn about the latest treatments used to manage metastatic breast cancer.

Breast Reconstruction: Considering Your Options


Learn about the choices you have when considering breast and nipple reconstruction.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Living with Uncertainty


Learn practical strategies for living in the present while maintaining hope for the future. Discover techniques to calm worry and preserve your emotional and physical energy.

Bone Metastasis


Learn about the types of treatments commonly used when a diagnosis of bone metastasis occurs.

ASCO Breaking News


Learn about the research reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, including medical updates for women with early-stage and metastatic breast cancer.

Close-Up on Managing Aches and Pains


Learn about the different types of over-the-counter and prescription pain medications for women living with metastatic breast cancer. Discover the benefits of including a pain management specialist in your treatment team to ensure quality of life that includes your own goals and interests. 

Close-Up on Support


Explore the challenges and benefits of support from different sources while living with metastatic breast cancer including family and friends, community and peer groups, social media networks, professional therapists and religious and spiritual leaders.

Liver and Lung Mets


Learn about treatments used to manage liver or lung metastasis, the tests used to assess treatment goals and clinical trials that may be available to you as part of your treatment plan.

Navigating Hormonal Therapies


Learn about hormonal therapies used to manage estrogen receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer, the side effects you may experience and strategies to cope.

Work and Disability Issues: A User’s Guide


Learn about your rights in the workplace after a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis including necessary accommodations to your work setting and schedule.

Bone Mets


Learn about the latest treatments to manage bone metastasis and control symptoms including bone pain, fractures, spinal compression and others. Gain information about the kinds of tests your provider may prescribe to assess bone strength and monitor treatment goals.

Controlling Worry


Discover strategies to lower the stress and anxiety that may be experienced after a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis.

Fortifying Your Care Through Nutrition


Learn about the dietary choices you can make to boost your immune system, support your caloric needs and complement your overall care and well-being as a woman living with metastatic breast cancer. Understand how appropriate choices help maintain nutritional balance as well as manage the symptoms and side effects of ongoing treatment.

Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer


Understand the specific treatments used to manage metastasis in women whose cancer tests negative for the estrogen, progesterone and HER2 receptors. Learn about standard of care treatments, pipeline research and ways you can influence research moving forward.

Perspectives on Metastatic Breast Cancer


Hear from a panel of experts as they engage in lively dialogue about metastatic breast cancer and its care.

Medical Update: What's New in Breast Cancer Care


Learn about the latest treatments for early-stage and metastatic breast cancer.

Living with Mets: What Young Women Need To Know


A tailored session for young women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Learn helpful strategies on managing stress, maintaining a sense of normalcy during times of turmoil and ways to communicate needs and boundaries to others.

Medical Update: Metastatic Breast Cancer


Get a medical and quality-of life-update, and learn about nagging side effects and how to manage them.

News from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium


Hear breaking news from the 34th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, one of the largest meetings for breast cancer research.