Triage Cancer is proud to announce that we are a new member of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance! We are committed to providing education and support in an effort to ensure that the metastatic breast cancer community has access to crucial information about practical issues to improve their quality of life.
What is MBC?
Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is cancer that originated in the breast but has spread to other parts of the body, such as liver, lung, bones and brain. MBC is the cause 40,000 deaths every year in the U.S. Learn more about MBC.
MBC Alliance Mission
Triage Cancer believes that collaboration is the key to providing valuable information and practical tools on the many issues that arise after a cancer diagnosis, particularly to underserved members of the cancer community. In alignment with our goals, the MBCA’s mission is to:
“Unify the efforts of MBC Alliance members to improve the lives of, and outcomes for, those living with metastatic breast cancer and their families through increasing awareness and education about the disease and advancing policy and strategic coordination of research funding – specifically focused on metastasis – that has the potential to extend life, enhance quality of life and ultimately
One of the resources offered by the MBC Alliance is the Metastatic Trial Search, which is the first-ever clinical trial search engine designed specifically for people with MBC.
Triage Cancer Resources & Tools
As a member of the MBC Alliance, we are committed to providing up-to-date and relevant resources to those coping with MBC. We offer a number of educational resources that have particular relevance to the metastatic community, such as our Quick Guides on disability insurance, clinical trials, and estate planning. Click here to watch our recent webinar on Taking Time Off Work & Disability Insurance.
Given the long-term treatment that many in the metastatic community receive, the financial burden can be significant. Triage Cancer hosts www.CancerFinances.org, which provides tailored information on topics that can have an impact on finances after a cancer diagnosis.
We also offer a number of free educational events throughout the year, which cover topics that pertain to the metastatic community:
Triage Cancer looks forward to working with the Alliance to continue to support the MBC community. For more information about the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance, visit www.mbcalliance.org.