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Michael Hunter, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Dr. Michael Hunter received his undergraduate degree from Harvard, medical degree from Yale, and completed a residency in radiation oncology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a best-selling author, is among the most celebrated oncologists in the Pacific Northwest, and has had numerous leadership positions in the oncology realm. Dr. Hunter serves in the Seattle area, and writes regularly on wellness at newcancerinfo.com.

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31 Ways to Live Better With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Being present in the moment is what it’s all about right now. Here’s how to do that with less anxiety and more joy.

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9 Ways to Support a Partner With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Your job: Be a vigilant caregiver and loving partner—at the same time. Here’s how to navigate this challenging period in both your lives.

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Handling Relationship Stress With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Communication is everything with this disease. These seven tips can help you and your partner build an even stronger bond.