2010 Awareness Day Articles and Activities
2010 Awareness Day - US
MBCN worked with Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Genentech to create a video called Faces of MBC and an online survey on living with mbc, to which 700 people responded. View the page. View the survey results.
Recognizing a Day of National Metastatic Cancer Awareness, Huffington Post, October 13, 2010
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day 2010, Young Survivors Coalition, October 13, 2010
Milford MA raises awareness, Milford Daily News October 13, 2010
2010 Awareness Day - Canada
Gaps in Care for Canadians, Canadian Breast Cancer Network, October 13, 2010
2010 Awareness Day - First Ever! - UK
To mark the day for the first time in the UK, the sponsoring organization, Cancer Care, produced a set of advertisements featuring women who are living with secondary breast cancer. They also ran a media campaign and hosted events in Westminster, Cardiff, Sheffield and Glasgow. The media campaign focussed on the issues faced by people living with secondary breast cancer, and how their lives could be improved through better services and greater understanding.
Read about their campaign: Living with Secondary (Metastatic) Breast Cancer
With Westminster Abbey in the background, UK women of the Secondary (metastatic) Breast Cancer
Task Force ask why there are not better statistics on incidence and survival in the secondary breast cancer community.
Stand Up and Be Counted - Read the task force report