Tag Archives: Center for NBCC Advocacy Training

Making the End to Breast Cancer a National Priority

  May 7, 2012—Since its inception, NBCC has pushed breast cancer onto the national political agenda. Learn from political insiders about who and what shapes our nation’s priorities, what determines the discussion on Capitol Hill and the power advocates have … Continue reading

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Musa Mayer, MFA, MA on Overcoming Barriers to Change: Problems in the System

  May 7, 2012—As an advocate, ever wonder how you can exert your own influence and perspective to achieve our mission to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020? These conversations by influential speakers provide fascinating insights into the political … Continue reading

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Paul Davies, PhD is Changing the Conversation and the Outcomes: Models of Innovation

  May 1, 2011—Davies’ work includes puzzling over deep theories like the origin, distribution, evolution and destiny of life, or black hole theories and quantum physics, and applies these principles to the quest for radical new breakthroughs in cancer. Bio: … Continue reading

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Beyond the Pink: Reflections on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

By Musa Mayer “Boo! It’s October, It’s Halloween, It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And I’m the bogey-woman who needs to be kept in the closet.” The year was 1995 when Karen Caviglia, a breast cancer activist, wrote these words for … 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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Dr. Ann Chambers, PhD Provides Research Updates from Year One: Metastasis Prevention

  May 6, 2012—Dr. Ann Chambers, PhD, presents the role of tumor dormancy in her discussion of the progress and challenges in preventing metastasis. Bio: Ann Chambers, PhD is Professor in the Departments of Oncology, Pathology, and Medical Biophysics at the University … Continue reading

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Artemis Project®: A Collaboration of Scientists & Advocates

By Michele Rakoff So often we are told to be patient in our quest to find the answers to what causes breast cancer and how to prevent it. But we have no more time nor interest in being patient because … Continue reading

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President’s Rally Address at the NBCC 2012 Annual Advocate Summit

May 5, 2012—NBCC President Fran Visco shares the accomplishments of year one of Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®; and provides a look ahead to the challenges of year two. Bio: Fran Visco, JD is a more than 20 year breast cancer … Continue reading

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