San Francisco, CA (December 7, 2016) – Metastatic Trial Search (MTS), a web-based personalized clinical trial matching tool that was developed by BreastCancerTrials.org and collaboratively launched in October 2015 by non-profits Breastcancer.org, Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Young Survival Coalition and Triple Step Toward the Cure, is now available through an additional
Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance Welcomes More New Members in 2016 Nearly 50 leading public and private partners are working together to improve the lives of people living with metastatic breast cancer December 8, 2016: The Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance (“the Alliance”) welcomes the addition of 6 new organization members to its advocacy-led effort to accelerate research progress
Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is breast cancer that has spread from the breast to other parts of the body – the liver, lung, brain, bones or other organs – and while there are treatment options, there is no cure. In the US, MBC takes the lives of 41,000 women and 500 men each year. In spite
A new tool created by the MBC Alliance visually presents clinical trials recruiting metastatic breast cancer patients. Blog by Keshan Kissoon & Marc Hurlbert, MBC Alliance. Every year hundreds of clinical trials open to recruit breast cancer patients, and close when trial accrual has been met. Often, it takes many years to report their results.
It is with great sadness that we share the news that Ginny Knackmuhs, one of our MBC Alliance founding members, passed away on August 15th. Ginny was surrounded by her family and went peacefully. Alliance member Katherine O’Brien of the MBC Network – Ginny’s home institution – wrote about Ginny here. Ginny was incisive, asking