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Breast Cancer Recurrence: Where Do You Stand?

Some breast cancer survivors can put fears of recurrence out of their minds, while others think about it every day. Which kind are you?

By PJ Hamel

Mom Time Counts with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Rhonda Howell, who has metastatic breast cancer, savors the time she spends with her 6-year-old son, and aims to see him graduate from high school.

By Sheila M. Eldred

The Simple Pleasures of Surviving Cancer

The phrase "stop and smell the roses" takes on new meaning after a cancer diagnosis. Here's how breast cancer taught me to live life in the moment.

By PJ Hamel

Are You A Cancer Previvor?

Are you someone who hasn't had a cancer diagnosis but might some day? If so, here are words and helpful tips to understand life as a previvor.

By Bethany Kandel

How to Tell Your Metastatic Breast Cancer Story

What’s the best way to tell your story about being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer? PJ gives her advice.

By PJ Hamel

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.

By PJ Hamel

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.

By PJ Hamel

Reduce Metastatic Breast Cancer Stress

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

By PJ Hamel

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.

By PJ Hamel

Climbing Your Mountain With Breast Cancer

Even after her breast cancer diagnosis, Lesley was determined to stay active, and experts believe exercise can have physical and psychological benefits.

By Stephanie Stephens