Martha Carlson, in this piece in CURE, outlines problems with the SEER database, especially for Metastatic patients. The current data say that 89.9% of people diagnosed with breast cancer are alive at five years, but because recurrence data are not collected
On October 11, 2019, METUP held its fifth annual Die-in on the Capitol Lawn. Over 200 men and women gathered to mourn for the 116 who die every day from Metastatic Breast Cancer, and to fight for those still living
On September 8th, a group of individuals protested at the start line of the Komen Race for the Cure. They wore tee-shirts with the hashtag #CureKomen. They were protesting the fact that Komen spends only 19% of its expenditures on
Phyllis Groskin, an early leader within METUP, recognized that the breast cancer advocacy world needed drastic changes. She was one of the brave people who stood alongside other men & women in silent protest at the worlds largest breast cancer
Looking for a place to stay for the week of October 8? If you cannot find an affordable place to stay during the week of the Stampede, Die-in, and Beth’s East Coast celebration of ife, please contact Marissa Goldsmith. She
METUP had an incredible presence at the LBBC Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer. The conference was held in Philadelphia from April 20-22. In addition to many METUP members attending the conference, On April 21, METUP hosted a Die-In right across
We want to send a special thanks to those who joined us at SABCS. Christine Hogdgon put together some great highlights to review (PDF).
If you’re at SABCS, we’ve put together a list of sessions of interest to Metastatic Patients. December 5 Methods in BC clinical research 11am-12:45pm. Stars at night 3&4 Methods in BC clinical research 12:45pm-2:15pm. Stars at night 3&4 multilevel influences