Death & Dying


Metastatic Breast Cancer Goodbyes

Someone you love has metastatic breast cancer, and it's time to say goodbye. Follow this advice for working through your emotions and being there at the end.

By PJ Hamel

Math Genius, Wife, Mother — Gone at 40

The world of mathematics has lost one of its brightest stars to breast cancer: Maryam Mirzkhani.

By PJ Hamel

Study Finds More Women are Living Longer with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Many people think metastatic breast cancer is a death knell, but more women are living longer despite this serious diagnosis.

By Phyllis Johnson

For Friends and Family: Knowing When to Let Go

You’ve been caring for – or maybe simply just caring about – someone with breast cancer. That person has come to a fork in the road: continue treatment, or give it up? Your mom, your sister, your friend is leaning toward ending her potentially life-p...

By PJ Hamel