A nutrition expert who can help you determine the best diet to help you achieve your treatment goals, such as maintaining energy for daily activities or exercise, preventing weight change, or others.
Healthcare provider who works to improve quality of life by relieving the pain, symptoms and stress associated with metastatic breast cancer. Services provided include: psychological and spiritual care, symptom relief and life planning.
Counselor who provides emotional support for people living with cancer and helps them access practical assistance. Depending on where you are being treated, a social worker may serve as your care navigator – helping to guide all aspects of your care. They can also connect you to financial and legal advisors in your community.
Day-to-day healthcare provider who manages follow-up care (e.g., testing) and treatment of long-term side effects of MBC. They should also coordinate with your oncologist to manage your overall medications and health, such as cardio (heart) health.
Care used along with standard medical treatments to improve physical and mental health. Complementary care could include acupuncture, meditation, visualization exercises or yoga and should be discussed with your oncology treatment team.
Healthcare provider who provides medical care for people diagnosed with cancer. Your oncologist can also connect you to specific doctors (i.e. pulmonologist for lung metastasis, gastroenterologist for liver metastasis) based on your diagnosis.