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Pfizer is committed to expanding education and increasing public awareness surrounding metastatic breast cancer. In addition to researching and developing new treatments for metastatic breast cancer, Pfizer Oncology has partnered with advocates and patients to begin a dialogue that will help tackle the challenges faced by this disease together.


Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer Takes Support


The emotional toll of metastatic disease can be profound, and can affect how people feel about themselves, communicate with others, and live their lives. Along with our partners, we believe that we can do more to educate about the current gaps in conversations about metastatic breast cancer and help empower those living with the disease to play a more active role in understanding their prognosis and their options for treatment.

- Freda C. Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc.

There is an unyielding consensus among healthcare professionals, patients, the advocacy community and Pfizer that people living with metastatic breast cancer should be part of the larger breast cancer dialogue, and receive the support and information they need. To accomplish that goal, we have undertaken the Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told initiative to understand and address gaps in breast cancer dialogue across audiences.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Explained

Freda C. Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc.

Avon-Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program

Avon Breast Cancer Crusade

Expanding the Metastatic Breast Cancer Dialogue

Shirley Mertz, JD, President, Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

Additional Resources and Tools


Novela on Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer in English

With Love and Support: A guide for Latinas with metastatic breast cancer and their loved ones.

Novela on Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer en Español

Con Amor Y Apoyo: Una Guía Para Mujeres Latinas Con Cáncer de Seno Metastásico y Sus Seres Queridos

This is Living With Cancer

Stories of inspiration from people living with cancer. Source: Pfizer

Build your support community with MyLifeLine.org

Source: Mylifeline.org

Cancer Finances: A Toolkit for Navigating Finances After Cancer

Source: Cancerfinances.org

Open to Options® Decision Support Counseling Program

Source: Cancer Support Community

Metastatic Breast Cancer Guide

Source: Patient Advocate Foundation

Metastatic Breast Cancer Guide en español

Source: Patient Advocate Foundation

Breast Cancer in Men

Source: Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Dictionary of Common Metastatic Breast Cancer Terms

Source: Breastcancer.org

Metastatic Breast Cancer Worksheet to Help Make the Most of Your Doctor Visits

Source: Cancer Support Community

Suggested Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Source: Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

MBC Research

Find a Breast Cancer Trial That’s Right for You

Source: BreastCancerTrials.org

Share Your MBC Medical Info to Help in Development of Future Therapies

Source: Metastatic Breast Cancer Project

Surveys for Those Living with Cancer and Their Caregivers

Source: Cancer Experience Registry


Information for Patients and Caregivers on Managing Cancer in the Workplace

Source: Workplace Transitions

Working Through Breast Cancer: Survey Summary

Source: Pfizer and Cancerandcareers.org

Working After a Recurrent or Metastatic Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Source: Breastcancer.org

Advice, Tools and Events for Those with Cancer to Thrive in the Workplace

Source: Cancerandcareers.org

Tips to Help Manage Breast Cancer and Your Job

Source: Breastcancer.org

Facing Breast Cancer in the Workplace

Freda C. Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc.

Supporting Workplace Conversations

Lillie Shockney, Administrative Director, Johns Hopkins Breast Center


Comprehensive Analysis of the Global Advanced and Metastatic Breast Cancer Landscape

Source: Pfizer, European School of Oncology, and International Consensus Conference for Advanced Breast Cancer

Metastatic Breast Cancer Landscape Analysis

Source: MBC Alliance


Coverage Access Guide – Finding & Selecting Insurance

Source: Patient Advocate Foundation

Coverage Access Guide – Making the Most of Your Insurance 365 Days a year

Source: Patient Advocate Foundation

Coverage Access Guide - Common Roadblocks to Care

Source: Patient Advocate Foundation

Coverage Access Guide – Maintaining Eligibility for Insurance

Source: Patient Advocate Foundation

Resources for Healthcare Providers

MBC – Resources and Tools for the Multidisciplinary Team

Source: Association of Community Cancer Centers

Avon/Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program White Paper

Source: Pfizer and Avon

Cancer Support Community's Tips for Health Care Providers

Source: Cancer Support Community

The Employer and HCP Role in Supporting Working Women with Breast Cancer

Source: Pfizer and Cancerandcareers.org

MBC Alliance Communications Toolkit Phase 1 Report—Developing the Prototype

Source: MBC Alliance

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