With advanced breast cancer, it’s important to speak up for yourself. This is called self-advocacy, and it involves making your views, needs, desires, and interests known.

Self-advocacy not only leads to better care, but it can turn feelings of hopelessness and helplessness into hope, empowerment, and healing.

Here’s how to advocate for yourself with advanced breast cancer.

Educate Yourself

Learn as much as you can about advanced breast cancer.

“Knowledge is power,” says Diana Abehssera, a breast cancer survivor and patient experience lead for Leal Health. 

Educating yourself makes it easier for you to make informed decisions about your treatment, which may lead to a better…


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