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Quick Statistic

About 155,000 people are living with metastatic breast cancer in the United States*

*See statistics page for source

TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT MBCN
in our mission to
change the face of metastatic breast cancer

* THERE IS STRENGTH IN NUMBERS!

Become a member.

There are no dues or fees.

As a member, you will be notified of conferences and meetings focusing on metastatic breast cancer.

With your membership, MBCN will have the power of numbers when advocating for treatments to extend life.

By joining us, MBCN gains strength when advocating for our recognition in the breast cancer community.

As a member, you have the opportunity to be a part of THE proactive metastatic voice.


* EMPOWER YOURSELF!

Speak with your local breast cancer organization or your hospital or oncologist to connect with other metastatic patients.

* SUPPORT EACH OTHER!

Join a metastatic group or form a metastatic group. Visit Support Groups  to see if there is a support group in your area. Meet weekly to share coping strategies. For assistance in forming a support group in your area,  e-mail us at: mbcn@mbcnetwork.org

* BE YOUR OWN ADVOCATE!

Get the best treatment possible. Invite an oncologist from each local hospital to your meetings to discuss the latest treatments. Visit the NEWS board regularly to keep up with current advances.

* REACH OUT!

Request that the established breast cancer organizations in your area have programs for patients with metastatic disease. Be persistent!

* BE MORE VISIBLE!

Attend cancer conferences. Make your presence known at these conferences. We need to make people aware that we, the metastatic breast cancer community, exist. Contact us beforehand.. we will send you an MBCN t-shirt to wear to make your presence more visible.

* BE MORE VOCAL!

Until there is a cure, we need better treatments. We need treatments to prolong life. The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network encourages you to be THE proactive voice in your cancer community. Let your voice be heard!

 

Metastatic Breast Cancer is a marathon ... conserve your spirit and energy.

     - George Sledge, M.D.

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Hope is living the possibilities ... not the probabilities.

     - Ellen Moskowitz

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I feel like the Red Queen. It takes all the running I can do to stay in the same place.

     - Suzanne Hebert

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Those of us with mbc are not running for a cure ... we are racing for survival.

     - Lilla Romeo

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Metastatic Breast Cancer is a roller coaster ride and you need a big safety belt.

      - Marissa Weiss, M.D.

 

 

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