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Fund Metastatic Breast Cancer Research

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Our goal
Fund Metastatic Research Grants for Life-Saving Treatment Options for Metastatic Cancer Patients
The Challenge

41,000 Men and Women Die from Metastatic Breast Cancer every year and this number hasn't changed

41,000 Men and Women Die from Metastatic Breast Cancer every year in the US, this number hasn't changed in the past 40 years. 30% of early stage breast cancer will recur as metastatic and 6-10% of cases are De Novo (metastatic upon diagnosis). 98% of people diagnosed with Metastatic Disease will die from it and yet it only receives 5% of Breast Cancer Funding. Young researchers are leaving the field because of a lack of funding and good quality research proposals are currently going unfunded.

The current life expectancy is around 24 months depending on the subtype of (MBC) Metastatic Breast Cancer. There are certain groups whom are disproportionately impacted. More young women and young mothers are being diagnosed with more aggressive forms of the disease. Men are often misdiagnosed. African Americans are disproportionately impacted at a rate of 37%. 1,000 women under 40 die every year from MBC and 114 people die a day. More research must be done on metastatic disease.

Our Solution

Fund the Research through METAvivor Research and Support, Inc.

We do not have any time to wait. We can transition MBC from a terminal to a chronic disease with more research. METAvivor has an excellent Scientific Review Process to ensure quality research is being funded and we need to make sure the money is there.

Your Impact

100% of the Donation will go Directly to Research

By donating to METAVIVOR, 100% of the money will go directly to find research grants.

$5,000 Minimum Funding Goal
  • 50%-Metastatic Research Grant

  • 50%-Early Career Research Grant

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