Our Favorite Resources for Metastatic/Chronic Cancer
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Metastatic/Chronic Cancer

When cancer spreads to another place in the body, it's called metastatic cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic cancer no longer means having no options. Today, metastatic cancer patients, as well as chronic cancer patients who remain on treatment to keep cancer at bay, lead active lives.

Living on the Edge: Some Patients with Metastatic Cancer Live Long and Well

BY KATHY LATOUR

A growing population of patients have emerged: long-term metastatic cancer survivors.

Terminal Cancer

When Cancer is Incurable

BY KATY HUMAN

Patients and families face difficult decisions when the prognosis is poor, but communication and an action plan may help. 

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Dancing In Limbo: Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

BY KATHY LATOUR

Three women share the uncertainty of living with metastatic breast cancer. 

Palliative Medicine

The New Specialty in Cancer Care

BY JOANNE KENEN

Palliative care is catching on in centers across the country, improving quality of life for patients along the way.

Down to the Bone

BY PAUL ENGSTROM

Improvements in reducing cancer-related bone pain include new drugs, innovative ways to deliver radiation, and surgery to repair bone. 

Beneficial Risk

BY JO CAVALLO AND JO CAVALLO

Questions about the safety of approved drugs has the FDA poised to reform.

Use As Directed

BY LAURA BEIL

As more cancer drugs become self-administered, why aren’t patients taking their medicine?  

Can The Patient Reduce Caregiver Guilt?

BY MICKEY GOODMAN

Tips on how terminally ill patients can help caregivers and surviving family members move on without guilt.

Confronting Death

BY JO CAVALLO

Understanding how and why people approach death differently. 

Living on the Edge: Some Patients with Metastatic Cancer Live Long and Well

BY KATHY LATOUR

A growing population of patients have emerged: long-term metastatic cancer survivors.

Web Exclusive: Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Grows

BY KATHY LATOUR

Cancer researchers are testing a variety of new treatments for patients with metastatic breast cancer.

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