I just finished watching the press conference held by John Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards. Elizabeth stated that she had some tests earlier in the week that confirmed her breast cancer has metastasized to the bone.
John and Elizabeth said they will continue on with their campaign -- they seemed to have a very positive attitude. They are happy that the cancer is confined to the bone and has not spread to other organs in her body.
Being a breast cancer survivor, I know women who have been diagnosed with advanced disease. Many are living fulfilling lives even though they must always be on some form of treatment. At this day and age advanced breast cancer cannot be cured but can be successfully treated. There are many therapies available for Elizabeth.
I applaud her courage -- Elizabeth said "she wants to live next week the same way she lived last week." Its easy to crawl up in a ball, getting a Stage IV diagnosis is hard to take. Her husband said that no matter where he is or what he is doing he will be there for Elizabeth whenever she needs him.
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