Dying for a Cure
It’s Official

Metup is now a 501c(3)

That means you can make a tax deductible donation through PayPal.

Nothing Sexy About Breast Cancer.

Metup Hall of Shame Inductee: Powel Brown

At the SABC, a member of Komen’s Scientific Advisory Board let Metsters know that Komen doesn’t care about their lives, just their money.

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Read about Metup’s disappointing, but unsurprising, conversation with Powel Brown.

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MET UP Gets Attention!

Philadelphia Inqurirer Fighting to tame metastatic breast cancer By Marie McCullough

Wall Street Journal When Mother and Daughter Both Have Breast Cancer By Sumathi Reddy
MedScape Cancer Patients Start Protest Group like ACT UP By Nick Mulcahy

Huffington Post 110 Are Dying…Every Day! By Carol A. Miele

I’m not asking us to all lay down in protest, I am simply asking that we no longer just lay down in defeat.

I ask that we no longer lose 110 (US) every day. I am asking us to MET UP.

Jennie Grimes
Co-Founder, METUP.org

Who needs Pink?

In the last 40 years the Metastatic Breast Cancer death toll has not changed significantly. Nor has the mean survival rate of 3 years. We have spent almost half a century trying to fund research for a cure, and what we got instead was pink ribbon campaigns. Our pink ribbon has been singed gray by the memory of those we have lost. It is our turn now. #PinkIsNotACure

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METUP Makes Big News in Philly

A special thanks to all who joined us in Philly for the die-in.

Some of you may have noticed a few reporters hanging around. We were able to get our story told in the Health Section of the Philadelphia Inquirer!

Read the article written by Marie McCullough.

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