In this issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, learn about the process of applying for disability benefits after a stage IV diagnosis and read the stories and advice of women who have applied in the past.
In this issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, women who experienced depression after a stage IV diagnosis share their stories and tips for coping with the emotional side effect. Experts on depression and metastatic breast cancer discuss its causes, how it may feel or appear, how to recognize symptoms and where you can go to find the support you need.
In the Fall 2014 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, women coping with insomnia and fatigue share their tips and experiences. Medical professionals weigh in on the causes of both side effects, from anticancer medicines to emotional side effects like depression and anxiety. Learn how to manage insomnia and fatigue with medical or nonmedical therapies.
In the Summer 2014 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, 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.
In the Spring 2014 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, three women living with triple-negative metastatic disease share how they cope with making treatment choices and managing emotions. Medical oncologists dispel the myth that there are not many effective treatment options for the disease by emphasizing the array of effective chemotherapy treatments available to improve care
In the Winter 2013/2014 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, learn how to go about building a healthcare team you trust with all aspects of your care, from medically treating the cancer to offering emotional support should you feel depressed or anxious.
In the summer 2013 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, learn about the latest treatments to manage bone metastasis and control symptoms including bone pain, fractures, spinal compression and others. Understand the kinds of tests doctors may prescribe to assess bone strength and monitor treatment goals, and explore the impact on quality of life.
In the spring 2013 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, learn about palliative care and how it helps manage physical and mental symptoms. Understand how it differs from hospice care, common misconceptions about palliative care and how to access it.
In the winter 2012/2013 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer, learn how women who have been living with metastatic disease for five years or more have integrated living with the disease into their everyday life, from treatment to emotional concerns. Understand common emotions and concerns you may have and how to manage them, as well as the uncertainty, fear and worry that you ma
The fall 2012 issue of Insights on Metastatic Breast Cancer helps you understand how to access and participate in metastatic breast cancer clinical trials. Explore how to determine whether taking part in a clinical study is right for you, and learn more about a trial studying a treatment for metastatic HER2 positive and HR positive breast cancer.