April Johnson Stearns

“Someone’s missing,” I thought. I had the overwhelming sense that our perfect little family of three was not quite complete yet. Read More

"I'm looking forward to sharing my cancer story with our baby girl," says Jocelyn Mader. "She's a miracle and loved beyond measure." Read More

Blog Stories February 22, 2017

“Very bizarre” is not a phrase you want to read in your pathology report after a mastectomy. But that’s what Alysia Pringle, of St. Petersburg, Florida, saw written about tumor cells removed during her surgery. Read More

Blog Stories December 19, 2016

After finishing treatment for stage II breast cancer, Vonn Jensen, who lives part-time in Portland, Oregon, and part-time in Seattle, Washington, planned on writing academic papers about gender and the cancer experience. Read More

AnnMarie Otis was diagnosed with breast cancer and by her side she found her “sister”.  Read More

Blog Stories November 28, 2016

Kelli Parker shares her story about gaining renewed hope after becoming an advocate and helping others navigate a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis.  Read More

In 2014, Kristina Schermer had been in treatment for an eating disorder and was feeling good about the progress she had made. Read More

Judit Saunders is a 2016 Hear My Voice: Metastatic Breast Cancer Outreach Volunteer. Judit’s post for #Stage4Lifer describes her journey and thoughts on advocacy for stage 4 breast cancer. Read More

Young people can be diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. For Stage4Lifer, Dionna Koval writes about learning she had metastasis to her bones at age 42.   Read More

Stage IV, or metastatic, breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast to other parts of the body. Read More