Ways to Take Action
There are many ways you can take action to support people living with metastatic breast cancer.
Participate in the Stage IV StampedeMake your voice heard on Capitol Hill on Thursday, October 13, 2016! The Stage IV Stampede is part of a grassroots effort led by METAvivor and METUP to bring volunteers together from across the country to Washington, DC, to advocate for advancing medical research and improving access to quality healthcare for individuals impacted by metastatic breast cancer.
Contact Your Elected OfficialsCan't attend the Stage IV Stampede? Call, write a letter or tweet at your federal, state and local elected officials. Share information to educate them about metastatic breast cancer and ask them to support research legislation and recognize Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day on October 13.
Visit USA.gov to learn how you can contact your elected leaders.
Visit Triage Cancer's website to learn how you can tweet at members of Congress.
Learn About and Support ResearchRead about organizations of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance that are researching and developing treatments for metastatic breast cancer. See the list of Alliance members and visit their websites to learn how you can support their efforts.
Share Your StoryWe believe there is power in telling your story and sharing your experience living with stage IV breast cancer. It’s not only good for you, but it also helps others who may be facing a similar experience or feeling alone. You can write a blog post about your experience, or have an LBBC staff member profile you.