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Listen to the latest episode of Our MBC Life featuring METAvivor's Director of Advocacy, Barry Lenk.
It does not take long after a diagnosis of MBC to see that policies and legislation have a tremendous impact on our lives and the resources that are available to us as we navigate this complex world. In this episode we explore policy and legislation from the perspective of the patient advocate who make it their mission to cause change.
In this week's blog, Barry Lenk, METAvivor's Director of Advocacy discusses the challenges of pivoting Stage IV Stampede from in person to virtual in 2020 and what METAvivor is doing to expand its grassroots presence around the country with the goal of having a year-round advocacy effort in 2021.
Many of you have been supporting METAvivor for years and many are new to our blog and social media. We have shared a lot of love and support and it has been reciprocated from all of you, whether you are someone living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a friend or family member. We thank you for all of your support and effort toward our common goal of ending death from MBC.
METAvivor Vice President and Director of Fundraising Patrick Quinn discusses his experience running multiple fundraisers and provides practical tips for those interested in pulling off a successful fundraising event.
METAvivor Board member Kelly Shanahan, M.D. discusses her experiences over the years attending the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) as both an advocate and a doctor, including key takeaways from the 2020 virtual conference.