Category: Guest post


Ending Treatment: A guest post by Sherri Fillipo

Sherri Fillipo is a now-retired registered nurse. On her blog she writes “This is my story – living and dying with metastatic breast cancer. Once a nurse and now a patient, I love how seaglass captures what cancer has done for me – softened and rounded my hard edges. Like the...


Times Like These

I’d like you to meet Nick Sadler, director/producer of Times Like These, a documentary film about male breast cancer featuring my friends Bob DeVito and Bill Becker. Bob is a breast cancer survivor and Bill passed away from the disease last September. Nick tirelessly advocates for male breast cancer awareness....


“Stage IV became my obsession” by Susanne Kraus-Dahlgren, Part II

Part I is here. I joined groups for metastatic breast cancer, overflowing with positive pink attitude, as I started to adjust to a different way of thinking, maybe it wasn’t curable, per se, but it was manageable. A chronic condition, like diabetes. I’d be fine. I could manage this. The...


Things I’d like to say (but my mama raised me right) by Andi Swatts

  Q: WOW! You’re stage 4? You look great! You must not be taking treatments. A: Thank you, I do. YES I’m IN treatment. And, without a miraculous intervention, will be until I stop treatment for quality of life or because there is no longer an effective treatment. Not every...

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