Late last year, we received notification that a donor made a very generous gift to The Side-Out Foundation in her will. Unfortunately, we never had the chance to meet her personally, but through her cousin, we have learned that Diana Heller was a remarkable woman. Below is her story. Thank you, Kaaren, for sharing it […]
April Ross is, like Ron Burgundy, “kind of a big deal”. People know her. So of course we were super excited to meet up with her in Phoenix in the Fall of 2016! April has helped to spread the Dig Pink® word and even took time out pre-Olympics to meet up with players from Ohio.
It’s that time of year again… time to start planning for your Dig Pink®! If you’ve done this before, you know what a breeze it is to plan and execute your rally match. If you haven’t done a Dig Pink® match with us before, worry not! Here’s the basic steps to start planning your event
June 7, 2016 — Results of a subanalysis of the Side-Out Protocol (Side-Out II) were presented this week at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, an annual meeting attracting oncology professionals from all over the world. This year’s theme was Collective Wisdom: The Future of Patient-Centered Care and Research. Nicholas Robert, M.D.
ATTITUDE: A positive mental attitude is the key to success in any phase of life. Those Dreaded Words I never thought much of those words until I heard the words “you have breast cancer”. I used to say those motivational words to my volleyball athletes all the time along with “Attitude is a little thing
Last month we announced the winners of the 2015 Side-Out Ambassador Program Awards. As part of the process, scholarship applicants submitted essays that addressed the following questions: What did they learn from their educational hours? How did they pass their knowledge on to others? How did this experience make them feel and why? Did they
As a physician-scientist, I have been part of the Side-Out trial since 2009. The major goal of the trial is the improvement of survival rates of metastatic breast cancer patients through the delivery of what is known as “precision medicine.” But what does the term really mean? I have spent hundreds of hours at the
FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 20, 2015 — The Oakton High School girls volleyball teams hosted their 10th Annual Dig Pink® Rally yesterday, raising more than $12,000 for The Side-Out Foundation, which supports metastatic breast cancer research. Side-Out has raised nearly $10 million in 10 years, with much of these funds coming from Dig Pink® events hosted
This week, we focused our blog posts on metastatic breast cancer, also known as stage 4 breast cancer. We shared facts about the disease (Learning More About Metastatic Breast Cancer), addressed why stage 4 patients feel marginalized within the breast cancer community (Bringing Metastatic Breast Cancer Out of the Shadows) and touched on the lack