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My Cancer is HANGRY. Is MBC Really that Complicated?

In the Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) community we introduce ourselves to each other with an “elevator speech”. It’s pretty similar...
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Does having stage 4 breast cancer not make me worthy of Love?

As hard as it is to admit, I have not been successful in finding love in a mate in my adult years. Until my adult years, I had no issue in...
Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer

Worth reading about the findings published in SABCS 2019 for the treatment of HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer

Health is like a gift from God and those who have this blessing must try hard to preserve and keep it because nowadays one of the most...
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“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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Blog - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer - MY LIFE

Why I started my Grassroot Non-profit Organization Angel in Disguise inc. after my Metastatic Diagnosis

In 2011, I became a metastatic breast cancer patient after an initial diagnosis in 2003. I had no clue what it meant to be...
Blog - Clincial Trials - Living with MBC - Metastatic Breast Cancer

Clinical Trials and the African American Community: Why we need to participate?

Taking part in a clinical trial involves trust.  Unable to take comfort in substantiated data and results, the need to trust the...