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Good News


Good news for Expanded FDA IBRANCE Approval

Pfizer has received FDA approval for more indications using IBRANCE (PALBOCILCIB) Read the press release HERE.





Events Calendar

A complete listing of metastatic bc programs, webinars, tweetups from ALL bc orgs





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Reseach Awards

 MBCN Supports Metastatic Breast Cancer Researchers at University of Chicago With Leadership Awards
November 12, 2015

MBCN’s Shirley Mertz (left) and Katherine O’Brien (far right) with leadership award recipients Dr. Nanda and Dr. Chmura.


At a Metastatic Breast Cancer Forum held by the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center on October 27, 2015,  patients and caregivers heard from two University of Chicago clinicians, oncologist Dr. Rita Nanda and radiation oncologist Dr. Steven Chmura, who shared current and new approaches aimed at improving treatment outcomes for women who live with metastatic breast cancer, a currently incurable, but treatable form of breast cancer that ends the lives of 110 people every day and 40,000 lives annually in the United States.

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More 2015 Research awards


Conference Highlights

Metastatic Breast Cancer Forum Highlights from 2015

Women with metastatic breast cancer and their loved ones gathered October 17, 2015 for a full day of education, support, and companionship. Below are some highlights from the annual forum, sponsored by Dana-Farber's Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers, the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, and EMBRACE (Ending Metastatic Breast Cancer for Everyone).

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What's New in Research and Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer
Estrogen-Receptor Positive Breast Cancer

    Watch webcast
    View Dr. Wagle's presentation
    View Dr. Mayer's presentation

Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    Watch video, part 1
    Watch video, part 2
    Watch video, part 3
    View Dr. Lin's presentation

HER2 Positive Breast Cancer

    Watch webcast
    View Dr. Winer's presentation
    View Dr. Goel's presentation

Immunotherapy Strategies for Breast Cancer

    Watch webcast
    View Dr. Krop's presentation

Participating in a Clinical Trial: Roles and Responsibilities

    Watch webcast

Meditation and Mindfulness

    Watch webcast

Exercise and Movement Therapies

    Watch video, part 1
    Watch video, part 2
    Watch video, part 3

Nutrition and Supplements

    Watch webcast

Fixing Insomnia without Medicine

    Watch webcast


10+ Years Stories

Sandra's Story: Living with Mets for 17 years!

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