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Stepping Out of the Darkness

August 13, 2020  /  BY Michael Kovarik Edited by Barbara Bigelow

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This week we hear from Michael Kovarik and how he came to his decision to step down as the METAvivor Board President. In doing so he has been able to reclaim balance and focus on himself through meditation and immersing himself in his garden where he can surround himself with the beauty and peace of nature.

Edited by Barbara Bigelow

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Don’t Count the Days. Make the Days Count.

July 29, 2020  /  BY Rebecca Finkel

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Today we have a special feature, a poem by Rebecca Finkel whose wife Flavia was diagnosed 16 months ago with de novo metastatic breast cancer to the lung, bone, spine and brain. Since diagnosis Flavia has had a Craniotomy and a second surgery for Hydrocephalus.  Currently all of her mets are stable. 

Edited by Barbara Bigelow

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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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