Breast Cancer Awareness month can be a difficult month for those living we metastatic breast cancer. As MBCN President Shirley Mertz recently said: “We need cures for breast cancer — that is the message. A lot of [people] today think, ‘Well, if I get breast cancer it will be just a bump in road. I’ll get treatment, it will be ugly, then I’ll celebrate as a survivor.’ But, for people with metastatic disease, it’s like getting all four tires flattened. They’ll never be out of treatment.”
Here’s a video response to recent Breast Cancer Awareness Month coverage.