Tag Archives: breast cancer

Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® Makes a Difference Globally

By Bolivia Bocaranda, President Senosayuda, Venezuela (Translated to English below) NBCC cambio mi visión como sobreviviente …..Fue hace 10 años la primera vez q participe en la conferencia anual. Allí entendí lo q era ser una activista del cáncer …….concepto difícil … Continue reading

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Why Researchers Need Breast Cancer Advocates

By Brunhilde Felding-Habermann, PhD, Associate Professor, The Scripps Research Institute and Project LEAD® Faculty As with any other research, research on breast cancer can have very diverse overall goals, specific aims and study designs.  As generally in research, the selection … Continue reading

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Alana Welm, PhD Gives Her Research Updates from Year One: Metastasis Prevention

May 6, 2012—Welm discusses the very difficult and complicated process of targeting metastasis as key to preventing death from breast cancer. Bio: Alana Welm, PhD is an Investigator at Huntsman Cancer Institute and is an Assistant Professor in the Department … Continue reading

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Advocate Perspective

Excerpted from the Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® 2nd Annual Progress Report In NBCC’s 2011 Baseline Report we gave our advocate perspective on the state of breast cancer. As that perspective described, there has not been sufficient progress in any area … Continue reading

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Math Problem

By Lissa Levin If a training program leaves the station on a Sunday at three p.m., asking 54 women and two intrepid men to absorb six days of dense scientific material at a rate of ten hours per day multiplied … Continue reading

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Social Media As a Strategy to Bring an End to Breast Cancer

By Teri Fuller, Advocate, END Breast Cancer Illinois Did you know that you can help us reach our goal to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020, just by using social media like Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn?  I was first inspired … Continue reading

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Making Advocacy Opportunities Happen

By Beverly Canin Many advocates know I was a speaker at the 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting in June in Chicago.  I presented an advocate perspective in an Educational Session, “Designing Clinical Trials for the Elderly.” I felt not only that it … Continue reading

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An Advocate’s Testimony

By Joy Simha, NBCC Board Member Yesterday I testified before the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee in Washington DC. It was not my first time. But someone asked me about the experience and how I felt. It got me thinking. The … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Tribute to Judge James E. Barlow

By Melissa Barlow-Fischer Since June is the month that we celebrate our Fathers, I’m honored to tell you about an exceptional man:  Judge James E. Barlow, my dad.  He was a very charismatic, intelligent, respected State Representative, District Attorney, and District … Continue reading

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