2nd Annual Minneapolis Metsquerade

The Metsquerade is a fundraising event to benefit Metavivor. METAvivor is dedicated to the specific fight of women and men living with stage IV metastatic breast cancer. At the time of METAvivor’s founding, no organization was dedicated to funding research for the disease and no patient groups were speaking out about the dearth of stage 4 cancer research.  While more and more people have taken up the cry for more stage 4 research, METAvivor remains the sole US organization dedicated to awarding annual metastatic breast cancer research grants.

The Southwest Florida Metsquerade is one of many Metsquerades to sweep the nation and is dedicated to funding research for metastatic breast cancer (MBC). This is the only event of its kind where 100% of donations go to metastatic breast cancer research.

YSC Tour de Pink – East

Tour de Pink is a fully supported, 3-day 200 mile charity bike ride that raises money for Young Survival Coalition, the nation’s foremost nonprofit dedicated to providing information, resources and support to young women affected by breast cancer.

Our cycling events are open to all skill levels. Options include a 100 mile century ride and a one-day ride. Training support and fundraising coaching is available. Hotel accommodations and meals are provided for multi-day riders.

Triage Cancer Conference – Houston, TX

Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals. Learn valuable information about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues, from beyond diagnosis, into post-treatment survivorship.

Triage Cancer Conferences include sessions on:

  • Being an Empowered Patient and Advocate
  • Navigating Finances After Cancer
  • Understanding Your Health Insurance Options
  • Navigating Your Health Insurance Coverage, Clinical Trials, & Appeals
  • Being Prepared: Estate Planning & Other Documents
  • Employment Issues: Working Through Treatment, Taking Time Off, Disability Insurance, and Returning to Work

…and more!

Triage Cancer is also pleased to offer travel assistance to cancer patients and survivors, who would like to attend one of the Triage Cancer Conferences, but would not otherwise be able to attend because of the cost of traveling to the conference. More Information and Application.

Triage Cancer Conference – Chapel Hill, NC

Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals. Learn valuable information about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues, from beyond diagnosis, into post-treatment survivorship.

Triage Cancer Conferences include sessions on:

  • Being an Empowered Patient and Advocate
  • Navigating Finances After Cancer
  • Understanding Your Health Insurance Options
  • Navigating Your Health Insurance Coverage, Clinical Trials, & Appeals
  • Being Prepared: Estate Planning & Other Documents
  • Employment Issues: Working Through Treatment, Taking Time Off, Disability Insurance, and Returning to Work

…and more!

Triage Cancer is also pleased to offer travel assistance to cancer patients and survivors, who would like to attend one of the Triage Cancer Conferences, but would not otherwise be able to attend because of the cost of traveling to the conference. More Information and Application.

Project LEAD® Institute 2019

The Project LEAD® Institute is a six-day intensive science course for breast cancer advocates covering the basics of cancer biology, genetics, epidemiology, research design and advocacy. This course provides a foundation of scientific knowledge upon which participants can strengthen and empower themselves as activists. Taught by a renowned research faculty, this is a unique opportunity for those interested in learning more about working as an NBCC research advocate.

At the Project LEAD® Institute, participants will:

  • Learn the language and concepts of the science of breast cancer, including cancer biology, genetics, genomics and proteomics, the roles of DNA, RNA, and proteins, and the development of cancer at the molecular level;
  • Distinguish between descriptive studies, analytic studies, clinical trials, and meta-analyses, and identify the extent to which each establishes causality;
  • Acquire the skills to critically interpret scientific literature, and to become educated about scientific aspects of breast cancer;
  • Become familiar with the wide range of consumer advocacy opportunities, and how breast cancer research decisions are made;
  • Gain the necessary leadership and advocacy development skills to confidently participate in the scientific community as a breast cancer advocate and a supporter of Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®.

Chicago Metsquerade

The Chicago Metsquerade is a fundraising event to benefit Metavivor. METAvivor is dedicated to the specific fight of women and men living with stage IV metastatic breast cancer. At the time of METAvivor’s founding, no organization was dedicated to funding research for the disease and no patient groups were speaking out about the dearth of stage 4 cancer research.  While more and more people have taken up the cry for more stage 4 research, METAvivor remains the sole US organization dedicated to awarding annual metastatic breast cancer research grants.

The Chicago Metsquerade is one of many Metsquerades to sweep the nation and is dedicated to funding research for metastatic breast cancer (MBC). This is the only event of its kind where 100% of donations go to metastatic breast cancer research.

Triage Cancer Conference – Chicago

Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals. Learn valuable information about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues, from beyond diagnosis, into post-treatment survivorship.

Triage Cancer Conferences include sessions on:

  • Being an Empowered Patient and Advocate
  • Navigating Finances After Cancer
  • Understanding Your Health Insurance Options
  • Navigating Your Health Insurance Coverage, Clinical Trials, & Appeals
  • Being Prepared: Estate Planning & Other Documents
  • Employment Issues: Working Through Treatment, Taking Time Off, Disability Insurance, and Returning to Work

…and more!

Triage Cancer is also pleased to offer travel assistance to cancer patients and survivors, who would like to attend one of the Triage Cancer Conferences, but would not otherwise be able to attend because of the cost of traveling to the conference. More Information and Application.

NBCC’s 2019 Advocate Leadership Summit

The Summit is the premier breast cancer advocacy event that offers discussion sessions with top researchers and advocates, as well as skill-building, message training, and strategic planning activities needed to energize us for the important work in the year ahead.

Patients Talk Back: Being Your Own Advocate

A group of SHARE’s patient advocates will share stories of how they took control of their health decisions and strategies that helped them become their own health advocates.

Other online educational tools can be found HERE which also includes a video library for events that have passed.

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