Category: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Our MBC Life Podcast: The Healing Power of Writing

Our MBC Life: The healing power of writing “ During this month dedicated to Mental Health Awareness, we want to take a deep dive into the healing power of writing for those of us in the MBC community.  I have admired the writing of so many greats in our community:  the poet Anya Silver, memoirist

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My Path of Life and Death with Metastatic Breast Cancer

I really like the metaphor of path rather than journey as a descriptive of how we move through our lives with stage IV breast cancer. I am borrowing “path” from Abigail Johnson, blogger and writer at nohalfmeasures.com, attorney, mom, wife. And my friend. We choose the people who walk beside us on the MBC path.

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Flow Chart of Dense Breast Mammography Recommendations

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6420861/bin/nihms-982505-f0020.jpg The National Cancer Institute in 2016 released it’s recommendations for routine digital mammography screening. I was diagnosed at 49 with stage 4 lobular invasive carcinoma with metastasis to the bones and liver. I’m now in my 7th year with this time bomb that kills 100% of the victims. We did nothing wrong to deserve

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