metastatic breast cancer story

Tools for your personal MBC journey

We know that navigating a metastatic breast cancer (MBC), diagnosis isn't easy, but with proper knowledge, tips, and support, you can be well equipped to face the challenges of MBC. That’s why Beyond Pink was created—to provide useful tools and information specifically for women with MBC and their loved ones as they face this unique journey together.

Educational resources

An MBC diagnosis can be a very different experience than a diagnosis of early-stage breast cancer. You may feel overwhelmed as you look for resources that address all your unanswered questions. These downloadable resources may help, but always remember to talk to your doctor about your diagnosis.

View key information and facts about Metastatic Breast Cancer

Understanding MBC

View key information and facts about MBC.

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Dispel common myths about Metastatic Breast Cancer and get key facts about the disease

MBC MythBusters

Dispel common myths about MBC, and get key facts about the disease.

Get answers to your questions following your initial MBC diagnosis

10 Things: At Diagnosis

Get answers to your questions following your initial MBC diagnosis.

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Get information about how and where to find financial assistance for your MBC treatments

Dealing With MBC Financial Issues

Get information about how and where to find financial assistance for your MBC treatments.

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Tips and recommendations to help you manage some side effects of MBC treatment

Managing Side Effects of MBC Treatment

See tips and recommendations to help you manage some of the side effects of MBC treatment.

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Facts and tips about selecting your MBC medical team

10 Things: Choosing Your Medical Team

Review facts and tips about selecting your MBC medical team.

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Learn how hormone receptor status can affect MBC and how to best manage your treatment journey

Understanding the Hormone Connection in MBC

Learn how hormone receptor status can affect MBC and how to best manage your treatment journey.

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Explore ways to talk with friends and loved ones about your Metastatic Breast Cancer journey

Talking With Loved Ones About Your MBC Diagnosis

Explore ways to talk with friends and loved ones about your MBC journey.

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Learn ways to support your loved one living with Metastatic Breast Cancer, while also taking care of yourself and your family

Supporting Your Loved Ones on Their MBC Journeys

Learn ways to support your loved one living with MBC, while also taking care of yourself and your family.

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Get tips for managing your MBC to maintain a full, active lifestyle

10 Things: Actively Managing MBC

Get tips for managing your MBC to maintain a full, active lifestyle.

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Beyond Pink videos

You are not alone in your journey with MBC. Watch these videos about living with MBC and learn tips to help you move forward.

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Princess

Princess

Princess has learned firsthand the importance of advocating for herself along the MBC journey. Her new message to her treatment team: I want to be actively involved!

Judy

Judy

In this video, Judy discusses the challenges of looking “well” while living with MBC.

Lynn

Lynn

Even after successful treatment for early-stage breast cancer, the disease can come back. Hear how Lynn changed her approach to living with and managing the disease when she was diagnosed with MBC 19 years after her initial diagnosis.

Suellen

Suellen

When Suellen was diagnosed with MBC on Thanksgiving of 2014, she knew very little about the disease. Learn how she became proactive about sharing her journey and knowledge.

Camille

Camille

Camille knows firsthand the importance of connecting with others in similar situations to you when you’re faced with learning how to live with cancer for the rest of your life. Watch her video for her tips on finding tailored support to help you navigate through the MBC journey.

Shehla

Shehla

When you’re living with MBC, knowing the hormone receptor status can make a significant difference in your care. Learn how Shehla’s knowledge of her hormone receptor status has allowed her to become an active part of her treatment team.

Dianne

Dianne

Dianne was diagnosed with MBC only 3 years after completing treatment for early-stage breast cancer. Find out why she now advocates for arming yourself with knowledge to best manage your treatment journey.

Linda

Linda

Linda knows that a strong support system can be invaluable in providing information and support along the MBC journey. You might be surprised to hear who on her treatment team has become invaluable to her.

Kahron

Kahron

Kahron has learned to drive her own bus throughout the MBC journey by asking questions, getting a second opinion, and trusting her own instincts.

Christine

Christine

Christine shares how living and thriving in spite of MBC has become “the new normal.”

Social media skins

Show your support on social media by downloading and then posting these profile skins during National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day on October 13.

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