Latest by PJ Hamel

Best Ways to Organize Your Medical Files When You Have Metastatic Breast Cancer

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.

How to Say Goodbye When Someone Has Metastatic Breast Cancer

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?

Breast Cancer Changed Everything

Read the candid and heart-wrenching story of PJ Hamel, a mom who faced a harsh reality — and lived to see her son grow up.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Giving You Insomnia?

If you have trouble sleeping with late-stage breast cancer, you're not alone. Here's why sleep issues are so common, and what you can do about it.

How Cold Caps Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

Learn about how to use cold caps during chemotherapy for breast cancer to reduce the risk of hair loss.

Should You Test for Breast Cancer Risk at Home?

The FDA approved the at-home genetic tests for three specific BRCA mutations. But are they worth it?

Metastatic Breast Cancer: How to Deal With Stress

Your body needs treatment, but so do your heart and mind. Here are some ways to regain (and maintain) emotional equilibrium.

Did Your Cancer Diagnosis Scare Friends Away?

When you get a cancer diagnosis, it can cause once-thriving friendships to come to an end. Here's how fear can make people do strange things.

Allergy-Friendly Dark Chocolate Brownie Hearts

Try making these delicious dark chocolate brownie hearts that are gluten- and dairy-free.

Cancers in Transgender People: What's the Risk?

It could be decades before we get a true picture of cancer risks in transgender populations.