Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer is published quarterly in conjunction with LBBC's quarterly newsletter, Insight. It contains updates on the latest treatment options, stories of women living with metastatic breast cancer and articles on issues such as symptoms and side effects, nutrition, fatigue, and more.
In this section, you can read articles about metastatic breast cancer from the back issues of this publication.
Learn about living with brain metastases, what treatments are available and where research is taking us. Read about Kiara and Kai, a young couple facing Kiara’s stage IV diagnosis together.
Women living with brain metastases – breast cancer that spread to the brain – share their experiences with treatment, side effects and living full lives despite the diagnosis. Medical professionals who treat this type of disease discuss the use of surgery and radiation to manage symptoms and what research is on the horizon.
Young couple Kiara and Kai met shortly before Kiara learned she had stage IV breast cancer. They share their thoughts on dating in the presence of ongoing cancer treatment.
Learn how people living with triple-negative metastatic breast cancer cope with managing emotions and making treatment decisions in partnership with their healthcare providers. Raquel Wernicke reflects on how working and volunteering, despite having stage IV breast cancer, allows her to remain fulfilled.
Learn about the role of peer support throughout one's breast cancer journey, including what it is, how it differs from and complements the kind of support received from healthcare professionals and where to obtain it. Discover in what ways connecting with someone like you can reduce your sense of isolation and empower you emotionally.