Tag Archives: NBCC’s Annual Advocate Summit

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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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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Right After My First Surgery, I Wanted to Become an NBCC Advocate

By Ann Fonfa When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I was lucky that it was in early 1993. I say that because 1993 was the very first year that NBCC held its Annual Advocacy Training Conference (now the NBCC … Continue reading

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NBCC’s Annual Advocate Summit: “A Personal and Professional Highlight”

By Judi Bartek It’s been my privilege to be a board member of the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) almost since it’s beginning in 1991.  For the past 20 years attending the NBCC Annual Advocate Summit (formerly the NBCC Annual Advocacy Training Conference) … Continue reading

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