In the physical health and well-being section, you'll find tips and information to help you talk about treatment, nutrition, pain and fatigue with your friends, family and treatment team.
There are a lot of different types of healthcare providers who can address physical needs and help you focus on improving your well-being. Click the button below for a full list of healthcare providers types.VIEW THE LIST
Some women with advanced breast cancer wish they had more time to talk to their doctors about their needs. The Make Your Dialogue Count questionnaire will help you create a personalized discussion guide to help you have better discussions with your healthcare provider about living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC).TAKE IT NOW
Maintaining a nutritious and well-balanced diet is an important aspect of your treatment plan and can help your body stay strong, fight off infection and deal with side effects of treatment. Building a healthy diet that works for you starts with talking to your care team.Learn More
There are a lot of different types of pain, including postmastectomy, nerve, joint, muscle and bone pain. Talking to your healthcare provider can help you identify causes of and address pain.
Extreme tiredness or fatigue is highly common among people with metastatic breast cancer. There are a lot of things you can do to identify causes of and manage fatigue, including talking to your care team.Learn More
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Potential side effects of treatment vary for each therapy, and every person responds differently. Talk to your healthcare team about the potential side effects of treatment, including side effects like anxiety, depression or insomnia. If your healthcare team understands the side effects you are experiencing, they can better help you manage them.
Some of the women we surveyed said it was sometimes hard to take their cancer treatment as prescribed. It is okay to feel this way, but if you do, let your healthcare team know. Cancer treatment is complicated, so do not make changes before talking to your healthcare providers, even if you are experiencing side effects. The more information you communicate, the more they will be able to help you.