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Navigating Treatment Options As a Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient

Hearing you have metastatic breast cancer results in difficult sensations and emotions, including shock, fear, disbelief, and numbness. My mind and body felt other strong emotions – anger, betrayal, grief, and sadness. I cried in the arms of my husband, who quietly said, “What do we do next? You are a strong person. You have always been a fighter – never backing down from a challenge.” He was right. Giving up and wallowing in despair would just hasten my death.

Funding Metastatic Breast Cancer Research

I think we all agree that the last year has been challenging on so many levels. The surge of the Covid pandemic and the SARS-CoV-2 virus’ ability to spread throughout our communities and the globe has profoundly affected the ability to simply carry out daily activities such as attending classes, practicing the sports we love, …

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Clinical Trial Update: What We Will Learn from Side-Out 3

For 12 years, we have been working to personalize treatments through clinical trials for breast cancer patients – because no two are exactly alike. This work has been supported by the fundraising of hundreds of dedicated and passionate volleyball teams around the country through Side-Out’s Dig Pink® initiative. Most recently we have concluded the enrollment …

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MBC Alliance

The Side-Out Foundation Accepted into MBC Alliance

FAIRFAX, Va. – The Side-Out Foundation is happy to announce today that the foundation has officially joined the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance (MBCA) as a Nonprofit Member Organization. After completing the application process, Side-Out’s Executive Director Rick Dunetz had conversations with MBCA Executive Director Laurie Campbell and Alliance Chair Shirley Mertz about the benefits to …

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