Our lives and experiences, our support and our research differ from that associated with the traditional cancer “survivor” and thus we do not use that term. Instead we refer to ourselves as “METAvivors.” We are a thriving community of people living against the odds every day, fighting for the research that could save our lives. What is Metastatic (Stage 4) Breast Cancer?

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Macrophages and Resistance to Chemotherapy

Macrophages and Resistance to Chemotherapy

In this informative article Dr. Swierczak explains how chemotherapy works, and the role of macrophages in chemotherapy resistance. Dr. Swierczak conducts metastasis research at the Queens Medical Research Institute Centre for Reproductive Health in Edinburgh.

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100% of Donations to Research - This is How We Do It

100% of Donations to Research - This is How We Do It

Yesterday some comments were posted on Facebook about our income, expenses and grants. In this post METAvivor Treasurer Kelly Lange explains how we manage your money.

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The Bald Ballerina’s Turning Challenge

The Bald Ballerina’s Turning Challenge

Maggie Kudirka, the Bald Ballerina, asks everyone to take The Turning Challenge to make this a Turning Point for metastatic breast cancer.

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Social Security Disability: What You Need to Know

Social Security Disability: What You Need to Know

Deanna Power is the Community Outreach Manager for Social Security Disability Help, an organization that assists people with the social security disability process. In this article she shares the basic information that you need to know.

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Organotropism: the Propensity for Cells to Metastasize to Certain Organs

Organotropism: the Propensity for Cells to Metastasize to Certain Organs

Have you ever wondered why breast cancer commonly goes to certain organs and not others? Cecilia Choy explains the concept of organotropism.

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METAvivor and Metastasis Research Announce the New Strategic Alliance for Metastatic Cancer Research

METAvivor and Metastasis Research Announce the New Strategic Alliance for Metastatic Cancer Research

Today METAvivor, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to changing the lives of patients with metastatic breast cancer, and The Metastasis Research Society (MRS), an international non-profit organization that promotes the exchange of information and research into metastasis, announced the establishment of the Strategic Alliance for Metastatic Cancer Research.

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METAvivor featured on The Balancing Act® on Lifetime® Television!

METAvivor featured on The Balancing Act® on Lifetime® Television!

METAvivor was featured on The Balancing Act® on Lifetime® Television. If you missed the segment, you can still see it online by clicking "Continue" below. The Balancing Act® is one of America’s premier women’s morning shows.

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