Tag Archives: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Patient-Centered Care

We Can Do Better for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients, Just Ask

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month which I think everyone knows by now. It would be difficult to forget as the world seems to be awash in pink. And for some of us, October 13 is the most important day of this month – it is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. I am a member […]

Patient-Centered Communication

Patient Communication 101: Find the Words to Fit the Moment and the Patient

Although I am not crazy about it, Ned goes everywhere I go. You know Ned, “no evidence of disease” – that Ned. Funny, my husband sort of likes him. Ned lulls him into thinking everything is all right even though all three of us know it is not true. That is the way it often […]


Sherri Fillipo, RN, MA, CPPS Sherri Fillipo is a former perioperative nurse who for many years, until her breast cancer diagnosis, was working in the field of patient safety. She likes to say she is living and dying with metastatic breast disease. Sherri is currently checking items off of her bucket list with great regularity. She can be reached at sherri.fillipo@gmail.com.

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