CURE® Metastatic Breast Cancer Heroes™ 2021 Essay Book

An Oncologist Steps ‘Further Into the Cancer World’ After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

March 03, 2022

The most revealing thing that Dr. Bhuvaneswari Ramaswamy, a breast medical oncologist, learned during her own treatment for breast cancer was that despite having extraordinary family and medical support, she still felt very isolated.

Compassionate Guidance Through a Cancer Clinical Trial

February 21, 2022

"Because of his supportive rapport with his patients, his name often has come up in our local support group, resulting in everyone wishing they had 'a Gil,'" a cancer survivor wrote of a clinical trial research nurse.

A Pioneer of Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Who Never Gives up on Patients

February 17, 2022

A surgical oncologist honors an admirable doctor in the field who refuses to falter in the face of challenges in order to do exhaust every opportunity possible to improve the lives of patients with metastatic breast cancer.

A Helpline for Patients With Breast Cancer in Relentless Pursuit of Patient Support

February 06, 2022

After receiving a breast cancer diagnosis at age 43, one woman became involved in advocacy with SHARE Cancer Support, spending hours speaking to women on the phone about treatments, emotional impacts and personal issues related to their breast cancer.

Fighting to Give Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer a Voice

February 03, 2022

A medical oncologist is recognized for her contributions in organizing the first international conference dedicated solely to metastatic breast cancer in an effort to give patients a platform to share their stories.

Building Bridges of Inclusion in Metastatic Breast Cancer Care

February 02, 2022

A man describes his wife’s tireless efforts to advocate for people of color in the metastatic breast cancer field, where many still face disparities within care, inclusion in clinical trials and survival outcomes.

A Tireless Champion for Change in the Metastatic Breast Cancer Field

February 01, 2022

A colleague describes how a woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer that later metastasized felt a lack of support and research, leading her to launch support programs for other patients and step into the advocacy field.