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Metastatic Breast Cancer

Updated 09/18/2012

Managed by Musa Mayer, an author and patient advocate, offers online and printed resources for people living with advanced (metastatic) disease.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer is a partner in this website, which brings together organizations and resources focusing on metastatic breast cancer. This site will guide you to information and support that will empower you to take an active role in your treatment and care and connect you with others with a similar experience. offers advanced (metastatic) breast cancer information and support.

This website offers women with metastatic breast cancer and their families a place to learn about brain metastases from a patient perspective. is a source for the latest information about this form of the disease, as well as for personal stories from women who’ve been there about what it’s like to be diagnosed and treated for "brain mets."

Gal to Gal Virtual Walk

A worldwide virtual community walking across America to raise funds for women living with metastatic breast cancer. All proceeds go to the Gal to Gal Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization whose resources are dedicated to those living with advanced disease.

Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation

The mission of the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation is to grant wishes, including memory-making events, for women living with metastatic breast cancer, while continuing to support, educate and increase resource awareness.


The MetaCancer Foundation provides resources and support for metastatic cancer survivors and their caregivers.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN) is a national, independent, patient-led nonprofit advocacy group dedicated to the unique concerns of people living with metastatic breast cancer. The MBCN aims to give those living with metastatic disease a greater voice in the breast cancer community.


The mission of METAvivor is to support research with the ultimate goal of transitioning metastatic breast cancer from a terminal condition to a controlled, chronic disease; to offer a face-to-face support program to persons with metastatic breast cancer living in the Annapolis, Maryland area; to offer advice to persons in other locations who wish to start their own metastatic breast cancer support programs; and to raise public awareness of this often unrecognized and unsupported condition.

Patient Power: Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

Patient Power®, an online resource for people living with a serious illnesses, has a three-part series on metastatic breast cancer. The series includes text and audio for helping women with metastatic breast cancer and their loved ones to understand the diagnosis.