You Have Stage 4 Cancer! Hearing those words come from an oncologist or worse yet a well-meaning assistant would buckle anyone at the knees and cause them to burst into tears. For anyone that has ever had cancer it means that somehow you have breezed through…
Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) or cancer that returns and begins to impact other organs like the brain, lungs, bones or liver is classified as stage IV and considered incurable. Researchers say otherwise, however. Check it out
Support loved ones by showing up, by listening, by sending gift certificates or gift baskets that help take their mind off the disease. Asking how to help is not enough.
A cancer diagnosis brings out cheerleaders all trying to pour positive thoughts all over you. Sometimes that is not what's needed.
Most of the latest cancer drugs include the use of checkpoint inhibitors. This has turned into a multi-billion dollar insyrtry and the results so far are impressive
Don't let anyone tell you that a cancer diagnosis is taken well by everyone, it can be hell on relationships
Being a caregiver for another is hard, add to that the reality that your life is hundreds of miles away from the one needing help. This is a great article dealing with exactly that issue