Remembering Alyson Tischler
We are extremely heartbroken to share that AdvancedBreastCancer.net team member, Alyson Tischler, peacefully passed away on Friday, April 9th, 2021 in her home with her loved ones. Alyson was first diagnosed with stage 3, ER-positive breast cancer in 2008. Ten years later, in 2018, she was diagnosed with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (mTNBC).
We are thinking of all of her loved ones, especially her husband John and their 13-year-old son, Simon, who she adored beyond words. Her story, spirit, and smile will be remembered by all who were touched by her kindness.
A dedicated advocate
Alyson was committed to making the world a better place for people going through cancer. She was involved in advocacy work through organizations like Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation and Metavivor.
Some of her writing can be found at the below links:
My Best Breast Cancer Friends Are Black
Fun Products & Tips to Help Cope with MBC
Metastatic Mysteries: Losing and Finding My Voice
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Why It May Be Time to Break up with your Oncologist
When “No” Isn’t Good Enough: Advocating for Ourselves in the COVID-19 Environment
Join us in remembering Alyson
Alyson's love, compassion, and unwavering advocacy efforts touched so many in the community. If you would like to share any memories or stories about Alyson, please visit our memory wall or comment below.
How old were you when you were diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer?