23rd February 2017
During a survivor, patient and family meeting that was held on December 3rd 2016 at UWOCASO offices. Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) patients were encouraged to join support groups in order to learn copying techniques and reduce their risk of emotional stress.
This was emphasized by Ms. Leah Kasule and Elizabeth Kazibwe survivors who were the guest speakers of the day. Elizabeth encouraged members’ to take care for themselves , take enough rest also love and reward themselves whenever they feel better, She urged patients to communicate their needs and concerns to their care takers in order to get maximum social support. Leah emphasized the importance of participating in support groups for peer support and learns from their peers how to solve challenges that come as a result of living with metastatic disease.