Our lives and experiences, our support and our research differ from that associated with the traditional cancer “survivor” and thus we do not use that term. Instead we refer to ourselves as “METAvivors.” We are a thriving community of people living against the odds every day, fighting for the research that could save our lives. What is Metastatic (Stage 4) Breast Cancer?
Today we are excited to share with you the details for our Sea to Sea for MBC trip across the US to meet with sponsors, supporters, volunteers and the researchers we have funded to date. METAvivor is grateful to Eisai, Novartis and MedImmune for making the Sea to Sea For MBC campaign possible.
METAvivor is one of 23 organizations nationwide to receive funding from Pfizer and the Avon Foundation. This grant focuses on enhancing patient support and efforts to increase public understanding of metastatic breast cancer.
METAvivor has received a grant of over $100,000, the largest contribution in its five-year year history. This leadership donation from Abbey and Neal Rapoport of Plano, Texas, will be used to fund critical scientific research on breast cancer metastasis,
Four grants fund critical research to relegate metastatic breast cancer to a chronic manageable disease.
METAvivor was featured on The Balancing Act® on Lifetime® Television. If you missed the segment, you can still see it online by clicking "Continue" below. The Balancing Act® is one of America’s premier women’s morning shows.