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Chip Petricoin, Mariaelena Pierobon, Alex Reeder with Side-Out poster

The Side-Out Protocol: A Scientist’s Perspective

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 …

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The State of Research for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Approximately 2 percent of cancer research focuses on metastatic cancer of all different types. Research for metastatic breast cancer receives about 5 percent of that 2 percent. Since metastatic breast cancer affects 30 percent of all breast cancer patients, Metavivor has proposed that metastatic breast cancer research receive 30 percent of the breast cancer research …

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Learning More About Metastatic Breast Cancer

Learning More About Metastatic Breast Cancer

Tuesday, October 13th is National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. You may already know that the funds you raise for The Side-Out Foundation support metastatic (stage 4) breast cancer. Maybe you read the story of Detective Julie Tremblay we posted recently, learning there is no stage 5. Perhaps you also saw the video Holley Kitchen …

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Update: Side-Out Protocol Phase II

Results of the second phase of the Side-Out Protocol (Side-Out II) were recently presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), an annual meeting attracting professionals and patients from all over the globe. The mission of SABCS is “to provide state-of-the-art information on breast cancer research” and to serve as a “forum for interaction, …

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Heroes

One of Maya Angelou’s most oft-cited quotes addresses heroes: “I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.” Isn’t it wonderful to know that any one of us has the ability to make a positive impact on the lives of those around us? That is exactly …

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Side-Out Protocol Phase 1 Results

June 21, 2013 — There is nothing necessarily unique about presenting a cancer trial at a national oncology conference, but when that trial is funded by high school and college athletes, it becomes extraordinary. At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in early June, scientists introduced the results for the Side-Out Protocol, …

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Funded by Volleyball, Breast Cancer Pilot Study Succeeds

Article written by: Michele McDonald at George Mason University Funded by volleyball teams nationwide, a new study released this week shows success in pinpointing individualized treatment for women with metastatic breast cancer, according to George Mason University researchers. The Side-Out Foundation’s pilot study is part of a cutting-edge approach to personalized medicine that looks beyond …

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