Dec 5, 2019 Blog - Clincial Trials - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE

“Why did I become an Advocate?” – Sheila McGlown, Tigerlily MBC ANGEL Advocate

Often times I’m asked, “Why did I become an advocate?”  And often times I ask myself the same question “WHY did I become an...
Nov 29, 2019 Blog - Reflections - Spirituality - Survivorship

Holiday Blog: The answer is, through gratitude.

For any person, coming upon the end of a year can make you feel like you are searching for all the promises you’ve kept, goals...
Nov 26, 2019 Blog - children - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer

Living with MBC is a family diagnosis

National Care Givers month has opened a door for my family and I to speak about my cancer diagnosis. Living with MBC is a family...
Nov 20, 2019 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Metastatic Breast Cancer

Caregiver Perspective: Caring for my daughter with metastatic breast cancer

I’m often asked, “How do you do it”?  What they are asking is, how do I deal with the fact that my daughter Erica has terminal...
Oct 15, 2019 Blog

Genetics and You – Is Oncotype DX right for me? (4 of 4)

     There is no question that genetics has become a hot topic in medicine. It seems that every week there is an...
Sep 30, 2019 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Metastatic Breast Cancer - My Life

Tigerlily Foundation’s Young Women’s MBC Disparities Initiative

On March 20, Tigerlily Foundation hosted a Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Listening Summit, a historic initiative that is the first...
Sep 25, 2019 Blog - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Reflections

Overcoming the fear of recurrence and embracing my metastatic sisters

At my first conference for young women affected by breast cancer, I remember the other ladies talking about how their metastatic breast...
Sep 20, 2019 Blog - Reflections - Stories - Survivorship - Warrior

Something is wrong: An unlikely diagnosis

“Something is wrong,” I said to my mom on the phone, standing in front of the bathroom mirror.  While my left breast had felt...
Sep 15, 2019 Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE - Reflections - Stories

It all started with a lump…

It all started with a lump… At the age of 31, I was diagnosed with stage 1b intraductal carcinoma.  It was life...
Sep 11, 2019 Blog - Stories - Warrior

Conquering Breast Cancer – Tiffany’s Story

I was initially diagnosed with breast cancer— invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) on August 23, 2010. I was 26 years old. I was a newlywed,...