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From one of your blogs it sounds like you greatly admire Maggie Daley. Was she a role model? Anyone who has passed away with
Rejection and abandonment are two very tough personal crises to walk away from unscathed. First, you've had no closure. No
If you ever meet a woman dealing with metastatic breast cancer, you will know what real courage is.
Recently, I received that dreaded phone call that all Stage 4 cancer patients fear: "Your scans are back, your disease is progressing, and your chemo is no longer effective."
Of course we don't have all of the answers yet, but every single day I am finding more and more information about new drugs, new therapies, new treatments and the promise of so much more on the horizon. So if you think that nothing is being done to help those who are Stage IV breast cancer survivors, I challenge you to take another look at all that is going on around us.
Although Cate and her mom had always been very close, their bond grew stronger after the diagnosis.
I still see beautiful women battling this disease with dignity and strength unlike any I have ever seen, but now, I see other images, too.
In July of 2013, I was diagnosed with IDC Triple Negative Breast Cancer Grade 3, at the age of 36, wife and mother of five beautiful children. I began treatments for this very rare and hard to treat and beat breast cancer through City of Hope. I started a trial in hopes of helping other women who would be diagnosed after me in hoping to play a small role in perhaps saving their life.
Ironically, it has been about two years since one of my many doctors wrote a script for my use of medicinal marijuana, I never asked for one, and never used it.
I've concluded that I can either sit at home and watch TV feeling sorry for myself or I can get my ass to the gym and feel good about myself.
The loss of my beautiful mane validates that I am indeed ill. All these years friends and strangers alike would remark, "Wow, you can't be sick you look so good", and damn it, I did look good!
We who care about religious communities must also pay close attention to ways in which online religious ideas and practices--even the virtual presence of the one Christians call Christ--manage to make real bodily difference in the actual world.
I am by nature an optimist. I am strong. I usually keep the sadness of myself to myself. I tell you that I'm not terminal and that I believe a cure will be found in time. I so want that to be true. I have Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer.
We have long allowed mastectomy photos to be shared on Facebook ... On occasion, we may remove a photo showing mastectomy
For more by Nancy Davis, click here. Without the parades, we did a great job of claiming our nationally-appointed Oct. 13
Three weeks ago I was walking in Cape Town, South Africa and three weeks later I was told I will be dead within weeks to a month or so. Life leaves us all with a lot of questions, but I know I don't blame anyone.
Breast cancer enters our bedrooms. It comes with us to fitting rooms. It's with us at weddings when our mothers or sisters are not.
It's very difficult to describe a disease and the overall toll it takes as in my case of stage IV breast cancer.
I remember to live each day to the fullest. I remember I have a baby girl to fight for.