Lynda Weatherby is a patient advocate for Metastatic Breast Cancer living in Seattle, Washington. She Co-Founded the Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference in 2016, with Beth Caldwell, Co-Founder of METUP and Robyn Sneeringer, Deputy Director of Komen Puget Sound. She has Co-Chaired the NWMBCC since 2016 in addition to other work with leading MBC advocacy groups including the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance, METAvivor, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, and Komen National. She focuses on building collaboration among advocates, clinicians, researchers, not-for-profits, and industry to elevate the needs of MBC patients, and ultimately end MBC/ Stage IV breast cancer deaths. Lynda was diagnosed with MBC and mets throughout her skeleton, in her brain, and on a facial nerve in 2013, 12 years after originally being treated for a Stage 0 DCIS and having a bilateral mastectomy. She remains deeply grateful for the care she has received at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and UW Medicine.
The Shock of a Metastatic Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Hearing those words "You have cancer" never comes at a good time and it is usually a shock. Watch as three metastatic breast cancer patient share how they coped with the shock of their diagnosis.