Podcasts and Transcripts
In this section, listen to podcasts and download transcripts from past events for women living with metastatic breast cancer.
Learn to use nutrition to improve your health and life during ongoing treatment. This program covers symptoms and side effects, nutrition needs and plans, and easy tips to get started.
Understand how clinical trials work and why they are important in advancing care. Explore the benefits of participation as well as your concerns.
Learn about palliative care as part of an integrated approach to ongoing treatment, and understand how it differs from hospice care.
Learn about the latest treatments to manage metastatic breast cancer.
Discover how to give yourself permission to create boundaries or open doors to get the support you need, when and where you need it.
Learn about the different approaches for treating metastatic breast cancer.
Understand the complex feelings you may experience as a woman living with metastatic breast cancer.
Get updates from the largest annual meeting of cancer doctors in the world.
Learn how researchers are developing new treatments for metastatic breast cancer, what’s been used through the years and how today’s therapies can help you get the maximum long-term benefit with the fewest number of side effects.
Learn about treatment options for breast cancer that has spread to the bones.Get strategies to limit side effects, manage bone pain and maintain bone strength.
Learn helpful strategies to help you cope, whether single, seperated, divorced or widowed.
Learn about treatment options for brain metastasis, why treatment choices may vary from person to person and how to manage side effect.
Dr. Oratz reviews the three major treatment options for metastatic breast cancer – hormonal therapy, targeted therapy and chemotherapy – when and how they are used and what each may mean for you in light of your unique circumstances. In the second half of this plenary, examine the steps involved in approving new medicines. Learn about different types of approval, the initial application, the research process, and what they mean for you.
Hear the latest updates for treating metastatic breast cancer. Learn about the newest clinical research findings, including treatments for specific sites of metastases, and learn strategies to effectively manage pain and side effects.
Learn about the latest research and medical breakthroughs in hormonal, targeted and chemotherapy treatments for metastatic breast cancer, as well as results from recent clinical trials.
Find out about the latest medical treatments to manage advanced (metastatic) breast cancer.
In this publication, explore ways to talk about your needs, whether you are in treatment, have completed treatment or are living with metastatic breast cancer.
Explore ways to to communicate with family and friends about your needs, whether you are in treatment, have completed treatment or are living with metastatic breast cancer.
Explore the use of mindfulness meditation to achieve emotional balance while living with metastatic breast cancer.
Hear about different approaches to treating metastatic breast cancer and why your doctor may suggest one treatment over another.
Learn about breast cancer treatment side effects that affect your quality of life including pain, nausea and changes in mood, weight and lifestyle.
Learn about treatments used to manage breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body such as the liver, lungs or bones.
Understand how hormonal therapies are used to treat early-stage and metastatic breast cancer and the options available for pre- and postmenopausal women. Learn how tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors work, and get information on side effects.
Learn how powers of attorney, healthcare proxies, living wills and wills can empower you when metastatic breast cancer can make you feel powerless. Avoid healthcare and financial problems and take a practical approach to planning ahead.
Learn how to get your physical and emotional needs met while managing metastatic breast cancer. Get practical strategies to connect with your intimate self for greater fulfillment and quality of life with or without a partner.
Ongoing treatment for metastatic breast cancer can cause symptoms and side effects that may affect your day-to-day life. Learn strategies to manage fatigue, pain, nausea, insomnia, skin changes, neuropathy and more.
Good nutrition and a healthful lifestyle can help keep your body, mind and spirits strong. Understand how nutrition can support metastatic breast cancer treatment and lessen side effects.
Get information on how to manage your emotions when living with a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer, methods to cope, strategies to accommodate changes in treatment or diagnosis, ways to communicate and tips on where and how to find support.
Develop a plan to manage pain related to metastatic breast cancer. Speak openly about types of pain and treatments, how to take pain medicines and new methods to manage pain and side effects.
Learn about the latest treatments available for brain metastases and what’s in the pipeline for treatment and research. Gain insight on how to manage symptoms and side effects, and understand the tests that help your doctor measure treatment goals.
Explore treatment options for metastatic breast cancer to the bone, including surgery, radiation, hormonal and targeted treatments and chemotherapy. Gain insight on how to manage symptoms and side effects, including bone pain.
Get updated on the latest treatments for metastatic breast cancer. Understand groundbreaking research news, learn about treatments in the pipeline and find out about open clinical trials that will help doctors understand more about stage IV disease.
Learn to manage the fear and uncertainty that often come with living with metastatic breast cancer. Get information on coping strategies, getting support, communicating with family and friends and managing changes to breast cancer treatment.
Explore ways to adapt to and navigate the emotional and medical impact of ongoing treatment. Learn coping skills to juggle changes to your diagnosis, treatment plan or lifestyle. Find ways to strengthen your ability to be flexible when faced with change.
Explore writing as an outlet for women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer to express thoughts and feelings. Through a series of exercises, learn techniques to jump-start the writing process through journaling, poetry or memoir.
Learn about breast cancer that has spread to the liver or lungs. Explore the symptoms, treatment options and how the location of the metastases can affect treatment choices. Understand the tests and hear about promising research.
Hear how a panel of six experts answered questions from women living with metastatic breast cancer. The panel addresses medical and complementary therapies, symptom and side effect management and emotional and legal concerns.
Learn about standard and new therapies for breast cancer bone metastases and the tests your doctors use to monitor effectiveness of treatment. Hear how to manage side effects, protect and strengthen bones and enhance your quality of life.
This workshop explores how children are impacted by a parent’s metastatic breast cancer diagnosis and what they need to cope. Ms. Hermann provides practical strategies for communicating effectively with your children to help them understand what’s happening and feel safe and secure despite changes to family roles or routines.
We often feel overwhelmed and unsure when confronted with decisions. Learn to better navigate through choices related to a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis and adapt to change by using your inner compass as a guide.
Get the emerging news on research for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, or breast cancer that tests negative for estrogen, progesterone and HER2. Learn about standard treatments; cutting-edge therapies; and ways to manage common symptoms and treatment side effects.
Learn about treatments for metastatic breast cancer, and understand how groundbreaking research could impact you. Explore treatments in the pipeline. Find out about open clinical trials that help doctors learn more about metastatic disease.
Explore approaches to living every day fully while living with metastatic breast cancer. Learn coping methods to help you live with and beyond your fears and better understand how to express your needs.
Learn the latest medical treatments for metastatic breast cancer, including novel therapies for brain mets, liver mets, lung mets and bone mets. Hear an update on clinical research, and explore how to communicate effectively with your healthcare.
Dr. Michaelson explains how to get the most out of time with your doctor, communicate your concerns, get answers to your “hard” questions and plan for your care if you are living with metastatic (advanced) breast cancer. Understand when and how to get a second opinion and how to get support from your healthcare team.
Learn about new advances in early-stage and metastatic breast cancer treatment and how they could affect the future of breast cancer care. Dr. Sledge discusses personalized medicine, breakthroughs in molecular and targeted therapies and survivorship plans.
Learn about hormonal treatment options for early-stage and advanced breast cancer. Understand the importance of taking medicine as prescribed, how to manage side effects and how to find financial assistance if cost is a barrier.
Understand how to access clinical trials, who and when to ask about them, the benefits and risks of participating and what trials are available in metastatic breast cancer. Learn about current research on how breast cancer metastasis develops, including brain metastasis.
Explore breakthrough therapies for metastatic breast cancer, including triple-negative breast cancer and BRCA-caused cancers; bisphosphonates for bone metastases; and medicines that target HER2 and blood vessel growth.
One of the greatest challenges of living well with metastatic breast cancer is managing the feelings of uncertainty that often accompany a new treatment or symptom. Ms. Hughes speaks compassionately about the process of grieving your changed life, suggests ways to cope and shares language to help your loved ones understand your feelings.