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.