What to Expect After a HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Understanding what it means to be diagnosed with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer (sometimes called “HER2+ MBC” or “HER2+ breast cancer”) can feel like riding a roller coaster. Amid the initial shock and fear that accompanies any cancer diagnosis, there’s another low that comes when your oncologist tells you that this specific type of breast cancer … Read more

A Little Sweat Never Hurt Nobody: The Ultimate Beyoncé Workout Playlist

True story: When I was interviewing for the role of editor in chief of SELF—by far the most intense hiring process I’ve ever been through—I pulled up Homecoming on Netflix multiple times, usually the nights before the biggest conversations, when I really needed to hype myself up. I knew the combination of Beyoncé’s unmatched commitment … Read more

Anne Hathaway Stuns in a Red Carpet Gown With a Hilarious Inspiration

In 2021, Anne Hathaway married her husband, Adam Shulman, wearing a bespoke Valentino bridal gown. “She’s a very good friend of mine,” the designer Valentino Garavani–who was honored at the 2023 British Fashion Awards Monday evening with an Outstanding Achievement Award–said at the time. “She’s like my daughter.” It’s only fitting, then, that Hathaway should … Read more

Metastatic Breast Cancer: 12 Ways to Practice Self Care After a Stage IV Breast Cancer Diagnosis

A metastatic breast cancer diagnosis comes hand-in-hand with a team of professionals who will tend to your physical health—but it’s important to keep your mental health in check, too. Below, women who are living with stage IV breast cancer share how they’ve incorporated self-care into their routines. Ask All the Experts “What you put into … Read more