METAvivor Research and Support, Inc. Announces New Board President

July 28, 2020  /  BY METAvivor Board

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Metavivor Research and Support Inc., a national non-profit organization dedicated to funding research for stage IV metastatic breast cancer (MBC), announces its first Black president, Jamil K. Rivers of Philadelphia, PA.

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My daughters’ lives, while growing up with a terminally ill mom.

July 22, 2020  /  BY Terlisa Sheppard and daughters, Alexis Sheppard and Alyah Sheppard, Edited by Barbara Bigelow

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This week we hear from METAvivor Vice-President, Terlisa Sheppard and her daughters Alexis and Alyah Sheppard. Together they discuss what life has been like growing up with a terminally ill mom. 

Edited by Barbara Bigelow

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METAvivor Research and Support Announces Support for the Black Community

June 17, 2020  /  BY METAvivor Board of Directors

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The METAvivor Volunteer

June 10, 2020  /  BY Sonya Negley, Executive Director

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I have spent most of my 25-year career in non-profit management working alongside volunteers. It has been rewarding and I have met some incredibly talented people who have taught me a great deal about “service above self”. 

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Cancer is a Ride, Not a Journey

May 22, 2020  /  BY Rebekah Howerton, edited by Barbara Bigelow

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This week’s blog come from Rebekah Howerton, a single mom to a 13-year-old son, who has recently endured three radical brain surgeries and brain radiation while living with MBC over the last 5 years. She is member of Emory’s patient advocate program.  Here she shares her view of life.

Edited by Barbara Bigelow

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