Tag Archives: NBCC Annual Advocate Summit

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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Sue Love, So What’s New in Breast Cancer

May 22, 2010—Dr. Susan Love explains the importance of the microenvironment of a tumor – the “neighborhood” and its interactions both within and outside of that neighborhood that result in cancer and metastasis. She offers insights into preventing and ending … 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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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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Keith Knutson, PhD Offers Research Updates from Year One: Primary Prevention

  May 6, 2012—Knutson presents the vaccine approaches being considered in the Artemis Project®; explains why immunologic pathways hold so much promise, and how the vaccine project is a realizable goal. Bio:Keith L. Knutson, PhD is an Associate Professor in … Continue reading

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Paul Ewald, PhD on Research Updates from Year One: Primary Prevention

  May 6, 2012—Ewald has been thinking about how evolutionary ideas can help solve medical problems. In this presentation, he helps answer the question, “Can evolution help us understand how to prevent or cure breast cancer?” Bio: Paul Ewald, PhD … 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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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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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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