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Three Leading Advocacy Organizations Fighting Breast Cancer Join CURE Media Group Advocacy Spotlight Partnership Program


Breastcancer.org, Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, and Metastatic Breast Cancer Network work with CURE to inform, educate and encourage patients and families fighting breast cancer.

PLAINSBORO, N.J. (March 28, 2016) - CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise focused on patients with cancer, today announced that three leading advocacy groups in the battle against breast cancer have joined CURE’s Advocacy Spotlight Partnership program. The new partnerships are with Breastcancer.org, Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered and Metastatic Breast Cancer Network.

“Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women after skin cancer, resulting in 230,000 new cases annually,” says Mike Hennessy Jr., president of CURE Media Group. “We’re proud to join forces with three leading advocacy groups to raise awareness about effective treatments and the importance of early detection. These leading advocacy organizations will enhance outreach to patients seeking information and support, helping them live healthy and fulfilling lives through our extensive digital and print publications.”

Breastcancer.org President Dr. Marisa C. Weis founded the nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete and up-to-date information about breast cancer and breast health, as well as an active and supportive online community.

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, or FORCE, is the only national nonprofit organization devoted to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, serving anyone with a BRCA mutation or a family history of cancer.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network is a national, independent, nonprofit, all volunteer, patient-led advocacy organization dedicated to the unique concerns of the women and men living with metastatic breast cancer, also known as stage IV or advanced breast cancer.

About CURE Media Group

Combining science and humanity to make cancer understandable, CURE Media Group’s flagship product, CURE® magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience. With nearly 1 million readers, CURE is the largest U.S. consumer publication focused entirely on cancer, with broad distribution to patients with cancer, cancer centers and advocacy groups. CURE Media Group’s offerings also include its online resource, curetoday.com; live meetings; a resource guide for the newly diagnosed; and the Extraordinary Healer oncology nursing award. It also offers CURE Connections, a video platform designed specifically for patients with cancer that features information, stories, advice about the cancer journey and subscription options to receive updates. Cure Media Group is part of Michael J. Hennessy Associates Inc., a full-service health care communications company offering education, research, medical media and the acclaimed OncLive platform of resources for the practicing oncologist.

About Breastcancer.org

Breastcancer.org is a patient-centric resource for breast health and breast cancer information and support. We engage, educate and empower women with our expert information and dynamic peer support community to help them make the best decisions for their lives. Breast oncologist Marisa C. Weiss founded the group because of her conviction that women with breast cancer need more information and support than a physician visit can provide. Breastcancer.org receives more than 17 million visits each year. For more information, please visit www.breastcancer.org.


No one should have to face hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) alone. FORCE is the voice of the HBOC community, providing support, education and awareness to help those facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer know their healthcare options and make informed decisions. The organization is the de facto leader in guiding critical research and policy issues that impact the HBOC community. For more information about FORCE and hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, please visit www.facingourrisk.org.

About Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network is a national, independent, nonprofit, patient advocacy group dedicated to the unique concerns of the women and men living with metastatic breast cancer. We strive to help those living with stage IV breast cancer be their own best advocate through providing education and information on treatments and coping with the disease. For more information, please visit www.mbcn.org.

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Media Contact:

Michael J. LaCosta

CURE Media Group