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12/00 Communication with Loved Ones. If dealing with metastatic breast cancer takes patients on a roller coaster ride, this ride is no less difficult for those who love them. This article illustrates the importance of honest communication with stories from patients and partners.
12/00 Living in the Moment: Paying Attention. A short article on a coping skill that other people have found helpful in living with breast cancer.
11/00 Scenes from a Marriage. Any crisis in the life of someone in a long-term relationship tends to highlight both the strengths and problems of the bond between the two partners. The ongoing medical ups and downs of advanced breast cancer are no exception.
11/00 Faith, Spirit and the Search for Meaning. A short article on a coping skill that other people have found helpful in living with breast cancer.
11/00 Friends and Extended Family. At least as important as dealing with the physical stresses of the disease and treatment is staying connected with supportive others. Support and closeness can come from a wide range of sources, some of whom might be unexpected.
10/00 The Anatomy of Courage. A short article on a coping skill that other people have found helpful in living with breast cancer.
10/00 Stress, Personality and Metaphors of Illness. This article thoughtfully examines the stigma sometimes attached to cancer, and how perceptions about those diagnosted with cancer can affect the way patients think about themselves and their treatment.
9/00 Hospitalization. Although most treatments for metastatic breast cancer are outpateint, there could be times you are hospitalized for infections or other complications, or for high-dose chemotherapy. This article describes how patients have made hospital stays less foreign.

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