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Supporting someone you love with MBC
An MBC diagnosis affects not only the person diagnosed but also the people who care about and share in their lives. As a care partner, fears for the future, juggling everyday matters, and navigating communication are just a few of the challenges you may face. This session explores these issues shares tools for managing your stress so you can provide the best care for your loved one.
Sex, intimacy, and breast cancer: Shonté's story
Shonté was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2015 at the age of 31. When she experienced significant impacts to her sexual health after hormone therapy, she identified a deep failing in health care professionals’ communication with their patients. See other stories in this video series.
Sex, intimacy, and breast cancer: Priscila's story
Priscila was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 2011. She speaks about the changes in body image and sexuality she experienced after her mastectomy, and how she has navigated a newfound pleasure in intimacy. See other stories in this video series.
Ask the experts: Managing symptoms and side effects
Side effect management is crucial to living well with metastatic breast cancer. In this hour-long Q & A, conference attendees asked questions of our expert panel to help get the information and tools needed to effectively manage the physical and emotional impact of metastatic breast cancer and its treatments. Panelists include Don S. Dizon, MD; Pamela Ginsberg, PhD; and Heather Wright, ND, FABNO.
Thriving through food
In this video, learn about the foods and eating strategies that can enhance your breast cancer treatment, boost your immune system, lessen inflammation in the body, and optimize your nutrition. Gain strategies for eating well despite specific diet or nutritional challenges, food sensitivities, or preferences, and participate in a food prep demonstration!
From coping to thriving: Caring for yourself after breast cancer
We created a video series featuring women diagnosed with breast cancer, along with mental health experts, to help you care for yourself and thrive when you finish active treatment. In these videos you will learn about tools for processing your emotions, making meaning, accepting your changed body, and managing fear of recurrence.
This video series is for people diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.
Sex, intimacy, and breast cancer: Anna's story
A breast cancer diagnosis can affect your sexuality in many ways. In this video series, young women offer candid insights about dating, body image, libido, intimate relationships, communication with health care providers, remedies, and more. This is Anna’s story.
Ask the expert: Early-stage hormone receptor-positive, HER2-positive & triple-positive breast cancer
Understanding your breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and potential side effects can be overwhelming. In this video, Reshma L. Mahtani, DO, answers questions about breast cancer treatment options, recent drug approvals, immunotherapy, as well as symptoms and side effects for early stage hormone receptor-positive, HER2-positive, and triple-positive breast cancer.
Breaking down barriers: Getting the care you deserve
In this session from Knowledge is power: Understanding Black breast cancer, you will learn more about strategies that you can use to get the care you deserve as a Black person diagnosed with breast cancer. Our speakers share how breast cancer is experienced differently by Black people due to structural racism, access to quality healthcare, comorbidities, and community access to supportive care and clinical trials.
Lailea Noel, Ph.D, MSW, Assistant professor, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin
Zanetta Lamar, MD, hematologist and medical oncologist
Living with metastatic breast cancer: Managing symptoms and side effects
Managing the side effects of your treatment is crucial to living well with metastatic breast cancer. In this recording, individuals impacted by MBC ask questions of our expert panel, Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, FASCO and Evelyn Robles-Rodriguez, DNP, APN, AOCN, to get information and tools needed to effectively communicate with a health care team about quality of life and the physical impact of metastatic breast cancer and its treatments.
Ask the expert: Hormone receptor-positive breast cancer
In this video, Oncologist Sameer Gupta, MD, MPH, shares information about the importance of hormone receptor status in getting the right treatment, explains the complexities of HR-targeting therapies, and shares the newest treatment options. Dr. Gupta then answers questions regarding both early-stage and metastatic hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.
Radical self-care: Body, mind and soul
Self-care can make a significant difference to women during and after breast cancer treatment. In this video you will learn about the principles of self-care and healthier living that can help you cope and manage the emotions of your diagnosis, and improve your energy levels and your overall sense of well-being.
Our voices, our stories
A candid conversations with Black women from all walks of life about their breast cancer diagnosis, experiences with implicit racial bias and health inequalities and how they overcame these obstacles to receive standard of care. This discussion is moderated by breast surgical oncologist Monique Gary, DO, MSc, FACS.