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Mental Health Impact of Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Tori Geib

While levels of support continue to improve, MBC patients and care partners both recognize that there is often a need for even MORE support to be given. A percentage of people living with MBC say that their family and friends don’t understand how their metastatic breast cancer has changed them emotionally and physically, especially during…

What Care Partners Wish They Knew When a Family/Friend was Diagnosed with MBC with Janice and Rex Cowden

Studies show that there is a disconnect between the type of support MBC patients believe they need vs. what care partner believes that patients need. Because of this, communication is of the utmost importance. Meet Janice and Rex Rex is a Midwesterner; born and raised near Lafayette, Indiana. Following high school graduation, he enlisted in…

How to Navigate Sex Through Cancer with Dr. Chery Hysjulien

After breast cancer, talking with your partner about sex may be hard. Here today to talk about how to navigate sex through cancer and all the big feelings that can go along with it is Dr. Chery Hysjulien About Dr. Hysjulien Cheryl A Hysjulien RN, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in Health Psychology with further…

How Breast Cancer Affects Sexual Health with Dr. Shelby Terstriep

Here today to talk about the ways that breast cancer can affect sexual health and what to do about it is Dr. Shelby Terstriep. About Dr. Terstriep Dr. Terstriep is quadruple boarded in internal medicine, hematology, oncology and palliative medicine and is a clinical associate professor at the University of North Dakota. Dr. Terstriep graduated from…

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer with Rachal Pecoraro

Today, it’s estimated that at least 168,000 people in the U.S. have Stage IV, or metastatic, breast cancer. Although metastatic breast cancer currently cannot be cured, it can still be treated. About Rachel I am 38 years old, and have been happily married for 15 yrs., and we have a daughter who turned 4 in…

It’s Ok To Not Be Ok with Stephanie Carroll

A breast cancer diagnosis can bring on a wide range of emotions including shock, fear, sadness, anger and grief. Metastatic breast cancer can also bring with it a higher level of anxiety and depression. These feelings are all normal. Here today to share the unique perspective that she has as a mental health professional who…

Thriving Sexually During and After Breast Cancer with Dr. Lyndsey Harper

On today’s episode, we are going to talk about an important topic that is not often talked about – sexual health during and after a breast cancer diagnosis. Sex and intimacy can be difficult for most women after a diagnosis and can cause unique problems, from pain and fatigue to feeling detached or disconnected from…

Overcoming Adversity with Leecy Fink

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can turn your world upside down. It is normal to feel fear of the unknown and of not knowing what the future holds. Many of the guests on the Real Pink podcast have shared that staying in the present, focusing only on what you can control and believing that you…

Healthy Living and Breast Cancer Risk with Kristen Keenan

Some healthy lifestyle choices may lower your risk of getting breast cancer. Learn what you can do to improve your health in this week’s episode. We all know that we should try to live a healthy lifestyle, but exactly how do we go about doing that? Especially during a pandemic? Today we will answer those…

You Are Not Alone with Sarah Sanders

A breast cancer diagnosis can bring a wide range of emotions including shock, fear, sadness, and anger. The support of family, friends, and others can be helpful as you go through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond, but many cancer patients and survivors will tell you that despite that support, cancer can be a lonely journey.  However,…

Breast Cancer Patients Share their Unique Journeys to Becoming Informed and Empowered with Janet Jordan and Bridgett Spillers

Breast cancer is not a one-size-fits-all disease – each patient’s experiences, perspectives, and diagnoses are uniquely personal. Understanding this can help empower breast cancer patients to educate themselves and ask questions in order to equip themselves for conversations with their doctors about treatment plans. Here to share their stories and what information was most helpful…

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Facts vs. Fiction with Dr. Erika Hamilton (from Sarah Cannon)

Breast cancer is not one type of disease but many. The type of breast cancer affects prognosis and care options. TNBC is an aggressive type of breast cancer and Dr. Erika Hamilton (from Sarah Cannon) will clarify misconceptions about TNBC and address key questions, like who is at greatest risk for TNBC and what are…