Tag Archives: metastatic breast cancer

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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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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A Choice: Hold On To Fear Or Be Inspired By It!

By Shirley Mertz October is again upon us. It is the month of what I call pink haze. Countless pink ribbons and pink tee shirts will be worn by thousands of women across the country.  The media will offer up stories of … Continue reading

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Can We Stop This Morbidity and Mortality?

By Maria Wetzel When I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer just about two years ago, I thought I knew a lot about metastasis and thought I had an understanding of what it was like to live it. But I … Continue reading

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T-DM1: ASCO Showcases a Victory for Science, But Is It a Victory for Women?

By Laura Nikolaides, Director of Research and Quality Care Programs Laura Nikolaides answers questions at the Project LEAD® Advanced Topics session during the NBCC 2012 Annual Advocate Summit. I just got back from spending the weekend in Chicago at the … Continue reading

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