PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease. She manages a large and active online survivor support network based at her local hospital and shares her wisdom and experience with the greater community via HealthCentral.com.
Caregivers are human, too; they need a regular “battery recharge” in order to best keep caring for you. Here are some tips on how to keep your metastatic breast caregiver team in top-notch shape.
After a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis, you’ll want to make the most of your time. And while paperwork is probably the last thing you want to deal with, keeping your life organized can help.
The time has come when it’s apparent that all the good medical care in the world hasn’t taken away this person’s illness and, barring a miracle (medical or spiritual), they’re going to die. What do you say?
A candid and heart-wrenching story of a mom who was faced with this harsh reality — and how she pushed through.
Learn the common sleep problems caused by this late-stage cancer, like insomnia, why they occur, and how to treat them.