Patient Stories

Real Talk from Real Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer

A Story of Perspective From Lauren, a Thriver Taking KISQALI

Young families, successful careers, plans for the future – metastatic breast cancer can pull a dark shroud over your life. But you are not alone, and you are not without options. For Lauren, hope is a daily choice. Taking KISQALI® (ribociclib), she has turned her greatest threat – a stage 4 diagnosis – into her greatest source of strength.

A Story of Strength From Dee, a Thriver Taking KISQALI

A metastatic breast cancer diagnosis is life changing. But you are not alone. There are other people, like Dee, who understand what you're going through. She was diagnosed stage 4 without any history of breast cancer, but she has always been able to find the positive in every situation. Now, Dee’s taking KISQALI® (ribociclib), and she’s focused on living each day in the best way possible.

Real Talk From Real Women Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Hear straight from these women who have been in your shoes, each of them living with metastatic breast cancer. Watch to hear the advice they have for others who have been recently diagnosed with this condition. The women you're about to meet are not KISQALI patients.

REAL TALK With Charlene

When a bad thing happens, Charlene refuses to fall apart. So, in light of her metastatic breast cancer diagnosis, she’s choosing to pull it together, and even have fun with it.

REAL TALK With Krysten

Krysten’s kids were so young they could barely understand the term “cancer,” let alone what it meant to have a terminal diagnosis. But in time, she found her silver linings.

REAL TALK With Lesley

It had already been a challenging year for Lesley, but nothing could prepare her for what was still to come: A stage 4 metastatic breast cancer diagnosis.


Before her diagnosis at age 36, Andy had never heard the word "metastatic." Now, she had to come to terms with what it meant for her future as a young single woman.


Kim tells it like it is. See how her straightforward approach has made its mark on the way she’s managing her metastatic breast cancer diagnosis.

REAL TALK With Katrina

When Katrina found out she had metastatic breast cancer, she knew her whole world would change. But as a young mother of 2, her first priority was telling her sons.