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Make the Most Banner

Real Stories, Real Impact

Metastatic breast cancer (mBC) can be confusing, overwhelming and often, even scary – not to mention, it’s different for everyone. Amidst all these feelings and the realities of a mBC diagnosis, the moments that matter most can feel out of reach.

Here, you can find stories of those living with mBC, as well as their caregivers and loved ones, who share their unique stories and how they found opportunities to ‘make the most’ of what truly matters to them.

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Navigate mBC

A mBC diagnosis can feel overwhelming, and it can become difficult to prioritize the moments that matter most.


Most Moments Checklist

Consider the following questions when speaking with your healthcare professional to further understand and find resources to make the most of the moments that are important to you and your loved ones. For more information, go to the resources section of this site.

Treatment Journey

  • What are the most important things to consider when selecting a treatment?
  • Is there anything I can do to enhance my treatment journey or level of care?
  • How will I know if my treatments are working?

Quality of Life & Overall Survival

  • What is quality of life? How does it impact my care?  
  • What is overall survival? What does it mean? 
  • What can I do to support and enhance my overall survival and quality of life? 

Adherence (Staying on treatment as prescribed)

  • Why is consistently taking my treatment as prescribed important (adherence)?  
  • How does taking my medication as prescribed over time (adherence) impact my disease progression, as well as overall experience living with mBC? 

Questions Unique to You

  • What moments matter most to you?
  • What are your priorities? What are your goals?
  • What does quality of life mean to you?

Every individual’s case is unique. Please consult your healthcare provider for additional information on your diagnosis and treatment options available to you. 

Most Makers

Making the Most can mean different things to different people. Learn from individuals living with mBC, as well as their loved ones, to explore how they make the most of the moments most important to them.


Laura doesn’t shy away from sharing her story, nor does she shy away from living her life.


Michelle is focused on sharing her story to bring more awareness to the experience of BIPOC individuals living with mBC.


Jeff’s wife, Samantha, passed away of mBC, and Jeff was there for her every step of the way.


When diagnosed with mBC, Mei-Lin went into autopilot mode, but then she realized what was most important to her.

A special thank you to our partners

Breast Cancer Canada
Canadian Breast Cancer Network
Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation

Brought to you by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.

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