As an educated metastatic breast cancer survivor and advocate, I'm committed to contributing with patients, researchers, clinicians, drugmakers, and other stakeholders to improve the lives of women and men affected by the disease.
die of metastatic breast cancer every year in the US
1 in 8
will develop breast cancer over her lifetime
with early stage breast cancer will eventually become metastatic
Breast cancer deaths are all due to metastatic breast cancer. When the cancer is only in the breast, it doesn’t kill. It’s the metastasis to vital organs that does. However, only about 2-5 percent of research funding goes towards metastatic breast cancer.