Facing the End of Life
Kelly Grosklags has dedicated her therapy practice to minimizing suffering through her work in oncology, palliative care and hospice. Listen to the podcast to hear Kelly talk about why stopping treatment is not giving up, what hospice is and when to start talking about it, and how to talk to children about the end of life.
Managing the Emotions of Metastatic Breast Cancer
Kelly Grosklags has dedicated her therapy practice to minimizing suffering through her work in oncology, palliative care and hospice. Listen to the podcast to hear Kelly talk about taming the feelings of fear, anger, and loss of control that can come with a metastatic diagnosis; how to manage "scanxiety;" and how to talk about your diagnosis at work.
Personal Finance After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Advice From Suze Orman
Suze Orman has been called “a force in the world of personal finance” and a “one-woman financial advice powerhouse” by USA Today. Listen to the podcast to hear Suze discuss the four documents that everyone should have, when to start taking disability or Social Security payments if you’ve been diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, and the differences between wills and trusts.
Living Well With Metastatic Disease: Controlling Fear, Finding Joy
Teva Harrison is an artist and writer who was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer at age 37. She is the author of the critically acclaimed graphic memoir, In-Between Days. Listen to the podcast to hear Teva talk about how she controls her fear, finds joy in her life, and what leaving a legacy means to her.
Sexual Health, Intimacy, and Metastatic Disease: Reclaiming Your Sexual Self
In this podcast, Sage Bolte, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. talks about how women diagnosed with metastatic disease can redefine sexual health so they’re fulfilled and satisfied. She also offers practical and emotional tips for refamiliarizing yourself with your body and talking with your partner.
Quality of Life With Metastatic Disease -- Heard in the Halls: Voices From the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Leah Eshraghi, director of clinical research at the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, discusses the poster she presented on quality of life and disease collateral damage in women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.
Marie Arsenault, Metastatic Patient, Talks About the Need for a Cure, Not Awareness
Marie Arsenault was first diagnosed with stage II breast cancer in 2000 at age 36. In May 2007, she was diagnosed with metastatic disease; the breast cancer had returned in her liver and bones. In 2011, the cancer spread to her bone marrow. Listen to the podcast to hear Marie talk about how she feels during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and what she would like people to know about metastatic breast cancer.
Holley Kitchen, "Cancer Lifer," Talks Metastatic Disease and Her Viral Video
Holley Kitchen is the “cancer lifer” whose June 4, 2015 video about what it’s like to live with metastatic breast cancer that went viral on Facebook and other media outlets. Holley was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer in 2012. In 2013, she learned that the cancer had recurred in her spine and other bones. Listen to the podcast to hear Holley talk about why and how she made her now-famous video, her support group of other younger women with metastatic disease and why it’s so important to her, and some of the most common misconceptions about metastatic disease.
Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer
Roz Kleban, L.C.S.W., discusses why metastatic disease doesn't mean the loss of hope, how people with metastatic disease who feel isolated can build a community of people who understand what they're going through, and how the needs of a woman with metastatic disease are different from the needs of a woman with early-stage disease.