Young With Stage IV: Grieving Your Losses and Rebuilding Your Life
“You have metastatic breast cancer.” After hearing these words, you likely have a variety of concerns about the disease and its impact on your life, now and into the future. But when you’re diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer younger than 45, you may be grieving the goals or plans you had for your life. Join us on May 18 for a Twitter Chat with experts, advocates and young women who understand what you are going through.
During this chat, our "tweeps" will discuss
- The unique challenges faced by young women with stage IV disease
- Ways to cope with how this diagnosis changes expectations you had for your future
- Steps you can take to rebuild yourself and move your life forward
Use #LBBCChat to follow and join the chat.
Twitter Chat Panelists:
Sage Bolte PhD, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, CST
Life with Cancer, Inova Cancer Services
Kimberly A. Curseen, MD
Director of Geriatric Palliative Care Program at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Beth Baughman DuPree MD, FACS, ABIHM
Vice President of Holy Redeemer Hospital
Surgical Services, Women’s Health, Integrative Medicine and Employee Wellness
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Pennsylvania
Julie Larson, LCSW
Former civil rights attorney, a writer, and a mom of two children and is living with metastatic breast cancer
Author, Hear My Voice Outreach Volunteer mentor, wife, mother, and is living with metastatic breast cancer
Former RN, a blogger and is living with metastatic breast cancer.
This Twitter Chat is supported by the Grant or Cooperative Agreement Number 1 U58 DP005403, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.