Entries by Lindsey Parker

Kate – Living Life with Brain Mets

The bad news In May of 2022, I was diagnosed with hormone-negative, HER2+ breast cancer. Almost every scan or study brought more bad news. The CT showed two small spots in my lungs, which the biopsy confirmed were metastases. I knew that cancer could metastasize to the brain, which was the one thing not getting […]

Natalia – Living Life with Brain Mets

Hi, I’m Natalia! Here is my breast cancer elevator pitch: I was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 2017 when I was 33 years old, diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2019, and here I am, not dead. I’m from Salt Lake City, UT, and I lived most of my adult life in Phoenix, AZ, […]

Terry Cohen – Living Life with Brain Mets

Yes, it is malignant Just as with my early-stage cancer diagnosis, my diagnosis of metastatic cancer and then brain Mets took quite a while. In each case, we weren’t quite sure what I had. I was diagnosed and treated for stage one breast cancer in 2003. All was well until 11 years later when I […]