Community Stories

These are stories from the breast cancer community. Video and blogs detail day-to-day experiences, tips and words of inspiration for others living with metastatic breast cancer (mBC).

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Living with MBC

Do Tattoos Cause Cancer? – The Making of the Stupid Stuff People Say to People Living with MBC

By Beth Fairchild

It’s understandable. You want to say something comforting and hopeful to someone you know living with cancer. But, the truth is, you don’t really know what to say. So...

Wellness

Creating a Legacy for Myself and My family

By Melissa D

Being diagnosed with breast cancer at 30 years old is not something you would normally think about. I was Stage III, HER2/neu+ breast cancer. I thought I…

Advocacy

Holley Kitchen

By Renee S

“Your life is made up of 2 dates and a dash – make the most of your dash,” Holley said once in a speech she gave. Holley 100% made the most of her…

Medical Care

Physician Lifeline

By Carol Miele

Carol Miele talks about the importance of communicating openly with your physician.

Wellness

Time for Others

By Esther Brickley

Esther Brickley talks about being a metastatic breast cancer advocate and making time for others.