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Real Talk from Real Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Real Talk From Real Women Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer

A metastatic breast cancer diagnosis is life-changing. And while you may feel scared or overwhelmed, it's important to remember that you are not alone—there are other people out there who understand what you're going through.


The women you're about to meet are each 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 hear from are not KISQALI® (ribociclib) 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.

REAL TALK With Ronda

Ronda knows firsthand that living with metastatic breast cancer isn’t easy. But through her connections with others, she’s been able to find her strength. See how the relationships she’s built have empowered her as she continues managing her own condition.

REAL TALK With Shanette

As a young mother, Shanette is living every day for her boys. And after her stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis, she learns the importance of being her own advocate during treatment.