Navigation Links
Mayor's Office Declares October 13 as First Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day for New York City
Date:10/10/2007

h MBC will come out on October 13 to learn about them."

Additional speakers will be Amy Tiersten, MD, Associate Professor of Oncology at NYU; and Stella Lymberis, MD, of the Department of Radiation Oncology, at NYU Medical Center.

MBCN seeks to raise awareness through the support of the community and events that focus on MBC. According to Larry Norton, MD, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, "The MBCN has made significant strides toward demystifying metastatic breast cancer and informing people of their management options, realistic avenues of help and hope, and the new opportunities afforded by advancing science. Information leads to knowledge leads to rational action: that's the best antidote to fear."

"Living with [metastatic breast] cancer as a chronic illness is living with uncertainty, but life is always uncertain," said Oni Faida Lampley, author of the play Tough Titty and New York City MBC patient. "I'm glad we have conferences like the MBCN Regional Conference here in New York. We need to come together to discuss our feelings, needs, and ways to constructively engage with the fact of cancer in our lives."

About Metastatic Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, MBC is defined as the spread of a malignant tumor from its original site (the breast) to other parts of the body. Patients with MBC need the support and recognition from the public and the larger breast cancer community in their fight for treatments to extend life as the search for a cure continues. According to the American Cancer Society, 178,480 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007. It is estimated that 150,000 women in the US are currently living with MBC.

About Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

MBCN is a national independent advocacy group of and for people with MBC. The organization intends to give those living with MBC a greater voice in the breast
'/>"/>

SOURCE Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Sitting in office for long hours can cause overweight and obesity
2. Refreshing Assam Tea Now At The Nearest Post Office
3. Gigantic Effort: Smoking To Be Banned in British Telecom’s Offices and Van
4. Officer of Anti-Submarine Squadron Quarantined With Tuberculosis
5. Forearm Support for Office Desks Could Be a Boon
6. Normalcy Returns To AIIMS; Venugopal Attends Office
7. Women Prefer Office Procedure during treatment of Early Pregnancy
8. Smoking to be Prohibited at Public Offices in Bangkok from 2008
9. Researchers Developing Office-Based Cancer Screening Test
10. Health watch dog to scrutinize office cafeterias
11. Colorectal Cancer Getting Missed Out in Office Setting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/12/2014)... The largest pure occupational medicine company in the ... it will be opening its fifth Georgia center in ... Atlanta-based Nova Medical Centers’ locations. The Augusta facility ... and will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 ... philosophy of rapid return-to-work and decreased treatment times for ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Recently, DressyQuinceanera.com, a well-known wedding ... Dama dresses to its online category. Furthermore, the ... at deeply discounted rates, up to 62% off. , ... equally excellent in terms of quality and style. All ... discounts are also offered for the company’s other items: ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Ticket Down reports that tickets to the Argentina ... Cup Match between Brazil and Netherlands are in ... Saturday, July 12th at Estadio Nacional de Brasilia Mane Garrincha ... on Sunday, July 13th at Estadio Jornalista Mario Filho - ... 2014 World Cup are guaranteed to be authentic and are ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Reducing the number of deer ... Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections among people, new ... can be manipulated to reduce human interactions with deer, ... disease," the researchers wrote. White-tailed deer are the ... disease to people. The study included nearly all ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Volunteers from Scientology Churches and ... with drug education lectures, forums and conferences, information stands, ... around the world. , Drug abuse is an international ... Abuse, abuse of alcohol and illicit drugs costs more ... decreased productivity and healthcare. , In the face ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Nova Medical Centers To Open New Facility in Augusta, Georgia 2Health News:DressyQuinceanera.com: Beautiful Quinceanera Dama Dresses At Low Prices 2Health News:Argentina vs. Germany World Cup Finals Tickets & Brazil vs. Netherlands 3rd Place World Cup Tickets Are in Huge Demand 2Health News:Scientologists Taking Action against Drug Abuse 2Health News:Scientologists Taking Action against Drug Abuse 3
... Bisphenol A (BPA) is used in the manufacture of plastics ... a tendency to become highly unstable due to break in ... container causing damage to human health. BPA is found to ... and developmental problems. Estrogens is a female sex hormone which ...
... brings joy and excitement to the parents and family members ... birth of baby Maia, after her mother successfully// underwent radiotherapy ... anything come between her baby and self. ... and was staged III Hodgkin’s lymphoma. She was required to ...
... camp is further complicating the relief efforts taken by ... cases have been reported, with the death of a ... of them are children and under surveillance," said Abdul ... said eight of the infected children had already been ...
... Mothers have been known to influence their children in ... been found that their attitude towards eating habits and ... teenagers as well. Perception of the teenager’s mother regarding ... ,A number of genetic and other environmental factors are ...
... being sold to foreigners for human transplantation purposes in ... officials, who have been passive// about the issue for ... of such an inhuman act. ,Despite reports ... strangers (were paid for their donation) and transmission of ...
... to the press about improvising the health care facilities at ... needs more hospitals with ICUs// and ambulance facilities 24-hour health ... , ,He put forth the idea about giving ... authorities. He also mentioned that the chief minister Mr. Nitish ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Robotic ovarian transposition helps cancer patient deliver baby 2Health News:Adolescents Influenced By Maternal Attitude Regarding Weight Control 2Health News:Widespread Commercialisation Of Human Organ Donation In China 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tjlw9k/immunoprotein ) has ... Testing Market - Forecasts to 2019: Expected to ... is expected to be valued at USD 4,943.0 ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The ... according to immunoprotein types which include immunoglobulins, complement ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , 11. Juli 2014  Dilon ... für die molekulare Bildgebung, einschließlich molekularer ... die CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator ® ... Dilon das Produkt jetzt europaweit vertreiben. ... Großteil der europäischen Länder ausgedehnt und ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014 Yesterday, former Congressman ... device manufacturing facility. Rep. Kennedy and Dick ... facilitate cutting-edge research in neurological disease and treatment. ... health advocate, Garen Staglin , created One ... fundamental changes that will radically accelerate the development ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market - Forecasts to 2019: Expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 6% and is expected to be valued at USD 4,943.0 million 2Dilon erhält CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator-Gamma-Sondensystem 2Representative Patrick Kennedy visits Moberg's medical device facility to discuss improvement in brain injury care 2
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market ... Respiratory Devices - Global ... to 2016 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0240243/Respiratory-Devices---Global-Pipeline-Analysis-Opportunity-Assessment-and-Market-Forecasts-to-2016.html ... Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market ...
... 14 AAIPharma Services Corp., a leading provider of ... announced today that it has appointed Patrick D. Walsh ... equity firm focused exclusively on health care that acquired ... company in 2009, was instrumental in recruiting Mr. Walsh ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Respiratory Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016 2Reportlinker Adds Respiratory Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016 3AAIPharma Services Corp. Names Patrick Walsh Chief Executive Officer 2AAIPharma Services Corp. Names Patrick Walsh Chief Executive Officer 3
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: