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 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.
Get tips on building your breast cancer care team, reducing stress and anxiety and finding support after a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis. Get practical tips from women living with the disease.
Heather Gladbach tells the story of how her metastatic diagnosis reset the calendar of her life. She writes about losing dreams and aspirations only develop new, more honest ones.
The Winter 2013/2014 issue of LBBC's quarterly newsletter features stories on the role of peer support throughout a breast cancer journey and on less common forms of breast cancer. TeMaya Eatmon shares why and how she became involved in advocacy work for those affected by breast cancer.
Learn how to get your bearings after a diagnosis of stage IV disease, including how to build a healthcare team you trust with all aspects of your care, healthy ways to reduce stress and anxiety, and where to find support that is meaningful to you. Practical tips are offered to help you get the care you want. Heather Gladbach, living with metastatic breast cancer, reflects on her hopes and aspirations with the coming of a new year.
Learn how Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (Oct. 13) came to be nationally recognized and the role advocacy plays in the metastatic breast cancer community.
Sharon Foster, a former pediatric oncology nurse diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, shares her tips for living a full life while managing metastatic disease.
The Fall 2013 issue of LBBC's quarterly newsletter features stories on the changing landscape of breast cancer research and on using complementary (integrative) therapies to relieve the physical and emotional symptoms of breast cancer and its treatments. Kathy Dawson shares why she volunteers for LBBC and advocates for support of LBBC through the Combined Federal Campaign.
The summer 2013 issue of LBBC's quarterly newsletter features stories on breast cancer in older women and understanding a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Betty Solley shares how dragon boating has helped her since she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003.