Our cover story focuses on the role of peer emotional support throughout one's breast cancer journey, including what it is, how it differs from and complements the kind of support received from healthcare providers and where to obtain it. Learn in what ways connecting with someone like you can reduce your sense of isolation and empower you emotionally.
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.
Our cover story focuses on breast cancer in older women and what it means to be diagnosed at an advanced age. Learn about the challenges that may come with facing other health problems, communicating with your healthcare team, health insurance, and managing your relationships.
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.
Our cover story focuses on findings from ATLAS, a large international study recently presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium that shows the well-established benefits of tamoxifen treatment for estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer are increased when the therapy is given for 10 years instead of the standard five.
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.
Our cover story focuses on practical tips for managing short-term side effects of breast cancer treatment. Learn how acute side effects can be prevented before they begin and how they are treated after they appear.
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.
Our cover story focuses on how to tell others about your breast cancer diagnosis whether you're newly diagnosed, in treatment or beyond. Explore who to tell and how to approach telling those you need to tell first, talking with your employer and telling children.