Younger women

Discuss the challenges of raising a family and finding child care during treatment, how sexuality, fertility, pregnancy are affected, as well as treatment and clinical trial issues that younger women face.


Cancer Is What Sets Us Apart

  • By kindfree · New reply April 4, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Hello, I am a two year breast cancer survivor. I was diagnosed with stage 1/2 breast cancer when I was 29 years old. The doctor's I saw told me that it was a cyst and not to worry. I guess due to the ...

Hi! I have Liver mets and I'm lost...

  • By mum_of_five · New reply March 9, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Hi, this is my first time writing on here (EEEKK). I have stage 4 BC with mets to my liver (dx Sept 2013) my initial dx was in Dec 2005 (DCIS stage2). I am feeling a little lost and not sure where to ...

Daughter BRCA positive

  • By kdisafighter · New reply October 9, 2013
  • 12 replies
  • We just found out the results of my daughter's BRCA testing - she is also BRCA1 positive. She's only 26. I was a single mom for 19 years and really am the only family my kids have since I was adopted ...

Ladies 45 and under!

  • By Fiveandstillalive35 · New reply October 4, 2013
  • 23 replies
  • Hi Ladies, So I wanted to do something fun because we could all use some good cheer and a nice surprise. Hi Ladies, I started a program that sends care packages to Young Women with Mets. It has fab goodies ...

Help me i am so scared

  • By gozzde · New reply October 3, 2013
  • 26 replies
  • I am just 29 and had two brain mets after 3 years i thought i survived.I was happy before this disease came, i am in love with my fiance but i need help and pray , i am scared of dying ...

Period came back

  • By Kasita · New reply June 17, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • I have a great news to share with all of you. After 7 moths of waiting my period finally came back just yesterday. I was soo scared that I was going to be on chemopause till the rest of my days with hot ...

Period after chemo

  • By Kasita · New reply May 5, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Hello, I am 33 years old and I have finished my TNBC treatments in April. Before my diagnosis I wanted to get pregnant for the second time -bad timing. Instead, I have done 4 surgeries, than Chemo from ...

Zoladex vs. Ovaries removal

  • By Wonderer7 · New reply January 23, 2013
  • 24 replies
  • I was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer almost 3 month ago. I am ER+, PR+ and HER2+. My doctor started me on Zoladex every 4 weeks right away to shut down my ovaries. He tells me that he will never ...

Tamofixen and Ca 15 3

  • By vanja · New reply November 3, 2012
  • 6 replies
  • I have breast cancer with mesastases on bones. I was on taxotera and Xeloda , and I take Zometa. My condision is now stable for 10 months. Ca 15 3 was normal in June but two manths ago they started to ...

breast spacer

  • By janabell2006 · New reply October 26, 2012
  • 11 replies
  • I just had a double mastectomy 4 weeks ago, Im still in pain and tight does this feeling go away ...

Books to help parents discuss cancer with kids.

  • By TamiLB · Posted September 11, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Thought this might be helpful for those of you with young children. -resources-for-talking-to-your-kids-abou t-cancer ...

Genetic testing

  • By RENP505 · New reply May 30, 2012
  • 41 replies
  • So after finding out that my mother has Stage 4 breast cancer and being triple negative, my sisters and I thought it would be a good idea to get tested. However, her oncologist said it is NOT necessary ...

are they any one with nevroendocrine breast canser

  • By apapa · Posted May 27, 2012
  • 0 replies
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For Young Women and Men with MBC

  • By CJ2006 · New reply May 4, 2012
  • 7 replies
  • FOR THOSE DIAGNOSED AT AGE 40 AND UNDER. METAvivor ( will soon be introducing a brand new website that we hope you will find much improved. In addition to The METAvivor BLOG, we will ...

chemo not working

  • By chat2sue2003 · New reply January 13, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • hi all just looking for some advice on if anyone who been told they have cancer where the chemo did not work i first had a dose of taxotere had a reaction which they thought was the cold cap then had ...

Single and living w breast cancer

  • By KellyBrooke20 · New reply January 12, 2012
  • 16 replies
  • I'm 31 and have stage IV BC. My past relationships haven't been great bc of my dx. I was dx at 27(in 2008) and my then bf couldn't deal w it and it broke up our relationship. Then I was in remission for ...

Young women w Stage IV BC w mets in a clinical trial

  • By KellyBrooke20 · New reply January 1, 2012
  • 5 replies
  • I am 31 and have stage IV breast cancer w bone mets. I was first dx at 27 w stage II w no lymph node involvement. I was TN so I decided to do a double mastectomy since my paternal grandmother had BC twice ...

Sex and Cancer (read at own risk)

  • By cancerkicker · New reply August 29, 2011
  • 15 replies
  • This is probably going to be a rant more than anything, so I apologize before I even start. I have been dealing with mets for 3 years now and have been on chemo for two. I am 38 years old and have been ...

Whole Brain Radiation ?

  • By TokyoHusband · New reply August 6, 2011
  • 9 replies
  • I am a British man living in Tokyo, my wife passed away 2 weeks ago...she was only 40 ( brain mets ) after year long battle against Stage IV breast cancer ( liver, bones, lungs..then finally brain ) the ...

Young Survivors Conference/C4YW-Conf. for young women

  • By momx4TNBC · New reply February 28, 2011
  • 8 replies
  • I know a few of us are going to this conference Feb. 25-27th in Orlando. It is incredible!!!! Just checking to see who else is attending. Feel free to PM me if you have any questions. Here is the link....Great ...

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