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Cancer Research

#BCSM Spotlight – METAvivor

By Lori Marx-Rubiner President, METAvivor Board of Directors METAvivor was founded in 2009 by four Stage IV or MBC (metastatic breast cancer) patients, who understood that the key to saving lives was medical research. While roughly one in three patients with breast cancer will become metastatic, only 3% of funding is directed toward research to […]

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Increasing Mastectomy Rates: Science vs. Personal Choice

This past weekend, I gave a talk at the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting – the title of the talk was Increasing Mastectomy Rates – Science vs. Personal Choice. There is a tremendous amount of literature documenting the increasing mastectomy rates. The talk focused on women with early stage […]

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