Twitter Chat

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Grieving Your Losses and Rebuilding Your Life

October 17, 2018
08:00pm to 09:00pm
2018-10-17 20:00:00 2018-10-17 21:00:00 America/New_York Metastatic Breast Cancer: Grieving Your Losses and Rebuilding Your Life  

Metastatic breast cancer changes the course of your life in big ways and small. Join us October 17 for a Twitter Chat about grieving the life you planned before a stage IV diagnosis. Learn how the disease can change your expectations, how to cope with the loss of the “old you” and ways to move forward in your life.

Join our panelists, both experts and people living with metastatic breast cancer, and add your voice to the discussion. 

Use #LBBCChat to follow and join the chat.

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Meet Our Panelists

Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C

Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker and the founder of and consultant for Collaborative Caring, and an internationally recognized speaker on quality of life, palliative care, leadership development, and the creation of meaningful organizational change. Read more...


Stephanie Fajuri, JD

Stephanie Fajuri, JD, is the director of the Disability Rights Legal Center’s Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) in Los Angeles, California. She provides legal services to people with cancer-related legal issues, and has presented over 100 educational trainings on behalf of the CLRC, primarily focusing on healthcare reform, employment rights, access to health care and government benefits, and advance planning. Read more...


Lesley Glenn

Lesley Glenn was diagnosed with stage IIb breast cancer in 2012, and then stage IV, metastatic breast cancer in May of 2013. She  has not let cancer determine her life’s path. Lesley likes to be called a Thriver and is an active advocate to bring awareness to metastatic disease, the only stage of breast cancer that takes 113 lives a day, and to support those living with the disease. Read more...


Mary Jennings-Smith

Mary Jennings-Smith, of California, was diagnosed in April 2005 with inflammatory and invasive breast cancer and began one year of treatment. During treatment she continued to work in the psychology and counseling field, which she found helped her stay focused on more than the breast cancer. Read more...


Julia Maues

Julia Maues was diagnosed with HER2-positive breast cancer while pregnant at age 29. She is a member of the 2018 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Hear My Voice class of volunteers. In addition, Julia has served on American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) guideline panels, as a reviewer for the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program. Read more...


Keyla Reece

Keyla Reece was diagnosed with stage IV, metastatic breast cancer on June 6, 2017, at the age of 39. She is mother to three adorable boys and a loving wife of 20 years to her husband Scott. Read more...



Jamil Rivers

Jamil Rivers was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer at age 39.  She vigorously researched to learn how to best prepare for cancer. She is in ongoing chemotherapy treatment, improved her nutrition with food and supplements, and now incorporates exercise, yoga, acupuncture and massage. Read more...

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