Advocating as a Man With Metastatic Breast Cancer


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Michael Kovarik is a retired elementary school teacher who is living with metastatic breast cancer. He is the author of “Healing Within: My Journey with Breast Cancer” and the former host of the Healing Journeys with Michael Kovarik radio show. He was also one of the people profiled in Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told, a campaign to increase public awareness of metastatic breast cancer. Since his metastatic diagnosis, Michael participates in a number of advocacy organizations, including the Male Breast Cancer Coalition, the MBC Alliance, and METAvivor. Listen to the podcast to hear Michael talk about: the importance of the doctor-patient relationship the importance of a support system deciding not to let fear run his life becoming an advocate and sharing his story how being stage IV has helped him live his truth Running time: 1:01:12

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