Breast CancerChronic Life

10 Ways to be a #BreastCancerThriver

Many with metastatic breast cancer will never get to "ring the bell" at their oncologist's office, signifying the end of treatment. But that's not stopping these women from living their best lives.

senior woman blowing seeds off of dandelion
Rodolfo Quevenco
    Terlisa Sheppard
    Terlisa SheppardCourtesy of subject
    Karla Baptiste
    Karla BaptisteCourtesy of subject
    Kelly Shanahan
    Kelly ShanahanCourtesy of subject
    Natalie Fluharty
    Natalie FluhartyCourtesy of subject
    Sandra Spivey
    Sandra SpiveyCourtesy of subject
    Tami Eagle
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    Bethany Kandel

    Bethany Kandel


    Bethany Kandel is a New York-based journalist, health writer, and author. Her articles have appeared in dozens of national publications and websites, including The New York Times, Prevention, Good Housekeeping, and Woman’s Day. After a breast cancer diagnosis, she began writing about the subject. She created Breast Cancer Freebies, where she helps patients/survivors find free wigs, hats, and other resources to help them thrive. Find her on Twitter @cancerfreebies.