Interview with Jen Smith of LivingLegendary.org

“Interview with Jen Smith of LivingLegendary.org.” By Lisa Bonchek Adams, LisaAdams.com.

Jen Smith was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 30. Three months after her treatment ended the cancer returned, and it had spread to other parts of her body. By age 31, Jen Smith was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, a terminal disease . . . → Read More: Interview with Jen Smith of LivingLegendary.org

Blogging her life with cancer

“Blogging Her Life With Cancer.” By KJ Dell’Antonia, The New York Times

When KJ Dell-Antonia called on readers to submit the blogs they loved for the Motherlode blogroll, one name came up more than any other: Lisa B. Adams. The best personal blogs come from people on a journey through something that is as intense . . . → Read More: Blogging her life with cancer

Metavivor Awards Grant to Investigate New Drug for Brain Mets

“Metavivor Awards Grant to Investigate New Drug for Brain Mets.” By METAvivor Blog

METAvivor is a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to achieving equity in research for metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer as well as awareness and patient support for metastatic breast cancer patients. All donations to the organization support this goal. This year, METAvivor . . . → Read More: Metavivor Awards Grant to Investigate New Drug for Brain Mets

Terminal Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Hope for Cure; THey Seek to Manage Their Condition

“Terminal Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Hope for Cure; They Seek to Manage Their Condition.” By Erin Cox, Baltimore Sun

“With primary breast cancer, you get sick, you deal with it, you move on,” said Kay Campbell, 64, the group’s vice president. “With metastatic breast cancer, you get it, you’ve got it. You die.”

What . . . → Read More: Terminal Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Hope for Cure; They Seek to Manage Their Condition