MBCN in the News
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October 2, 2010
By Kathy Coursey-Boes, Coping Magazine
On July 19, 2009, at 6am, I drove with my 12 year old daughter Addie from Oxford, Georgia to Washington, DC, to join our group of breast cancer patients and family members. The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network would train us in the legislative and advocacy process. The drive was long and the day was hot, but it was important for me to be in Washington and have my voice heard. It was important for Addie to see me fighting on behalf of my beliefs and the needs of others. I was part of the group representing all of us with stage IV breast cancer and the issues that are unique to us.
September 27, 2010
By Coping Magazine
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN) will hold its 2010 National Conference for patients and all those concerned with advanced breast cancer on Saturday, October 16 at the University Place Conference Center, located at 850 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis. Sign in begins at 8:30 a.m. The program starts at 9:10 a.m. and continues until 5 p.m. with a reception immediately following. There is no cost to attend and a light breakfast and lunch, as well as free parking for the day, are also included at no cost.
September 15, 2010
By Health News Digest
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN) will hold its 2010 National Conference for patients and all those concerned with advanced breast cancer on Saturday, October 16 at the University Place Conference Center, located at 850 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis. Sign in begins at 8:30 a.m. The program starts at 9:10 a.m. and continues until 5 p.m. with a reception immediately following.
January 20, 2010
By Cancer Wise: MD Anderson Cancer Center
Ellen Moskowitz, president of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN), highlights the unique challenges of those diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, cancer that has spread from the breast to other parts of the body.
December 1, 2009
By Shana Aborn, MAMM
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network was founded in 2004 by Nina Schulman and Jane Soyer, two women living with metastatic (stage IV) disease who wanted to help others feel less alone and unheard.
October 27, 2009
By The VoiceAmerica™ Talk Radio Network
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in this episode, host Kim Thiboldeaux and guests will discuss the important needs of the estimated 155,000 women living with metastatic breast cancer in the United States. Guests include Ellen Moskowitz, who is currently living with advanced breast cancer and is co-founder of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network; and Suzanne Hebert, who is also living with metastatic disease and is the Vice President at the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network.
October 8, 2009
By Ellen Moskowitz - President, Metastatic Breast Cancer Foundation
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It’s October. The pink ribbons are out. Survivors flock to tell their success stories. We hear how they fought hard and won the battle and can now move on and get back to their life - usually as a ‘better person’ for the experience. We all applaud. It feels good. There is closure and we all love closure. But what about the 30% of those with breast cancer whose cancer has spread beyond the breast to the bone or a vital organ ( usually the lungs, liver, brain)? That 30% is the metastatic population
May 17, 2009
Susan G. Komen for the Cure® was pleased to support the "Hope for the Future: A Comprehensive Look at Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference" on May 16, 2009. The annual conference is devoted solely to the concerns of those living with metastatic breast cancer. It was organized by the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network and hosted by Drs. Eric Winer and Nancy Lin at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts.
January 9, 2009
By Science Daily
A team of researchers at Princeton University and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey has identified a long-sought gene that is fatefully switched on in 30 to 40 percent of all breast cancer patients, spreadin gthe disease, resisting traditional chemotherapies and eventually leading to death.
November 17, 2008
By Ann DeMatteo, New Haven Register
Susan Davis, 55, a member of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, is working hard to propel metastatic breast cancer out of the shadows.