METAvivor & Ciitizen

We are teaming up to make clinical trials and research more accessible for those those living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer (MBC).

METAvivor is excited to partner with Ciitizen to power the METAvivor Clinical Trial Search tool and make clinical trials more accessible.

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Listen to stories about Metastatic Breast Cancer

The Speaking Out video series ensures that we are giving patients, caregivers, and advocates as much helpful information as possible for their cancer journey. In this series, we work with leading cancer advocacy groups to offer advice and assistance to individuals across various cancer types, as well as their caregivers, advocates, and health care professionals.


Covid-19 Resources and Webinars

METAvivor aims to provide all those involved in our organization with reputable websites and resources to reference if you have questions about COVID-19 and/or if you are in need of help.

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METAvivor Covid-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Statement:

After much discussion and as a precautionary measure due to Covid-19 (Novel Coronavirus), METAvivor has chosen to POSTPONE our in-person events as listed below. Our priority is always the health and safety of our patient advocates as well as other attendees of our events. We will continue to follow the recommendations of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and will immediately post when we have new dates for the listed events. We ask your patience and support of METAvivor during this difficult time.

Sea to Sea 4 MBC will be postponed
Pittsburgh Metsquerade will be postponed
NW Arkansas Metsquerade is postponed to October 24th, 2020
Orlando Metsquerade will be postponed

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Sea to Sea for Advocacy

Stay tuned for details on the 2020 Sea to Sea for MBC Advocacy Tour!

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness, Research and Support

Our lives and experiences differ from the traditional cancer survivor, so we refer to ourselves as METAvivors. We are a thriving community of people living against the odds every day, fighting for the research that could save our lives, raising awareness of the issues facing us, and offering support to patients.

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METAvivor has funded 106 grants totaling $13.6 million. We offer research grants annually for metastatic breast cancer research to career metastasis researchers, and early career awards for newer researchers in the field.

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Only 2-5% of money for breast cancer research is dedicated toward metastatic breast cancer, or finding solutions to extend the lives of MBC patients. We need your help to shift the public discussion and prompt action for our disease.

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Resources and Support

A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer rocks the world of anyone who hears those words from their doctor. Access to support can make an enormous difference in the ability to cope, find comfort, and keep going.

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News & Events



METAvivor Research and Support announces 23 new grant awards for metastatic breast cancer research totaling $3,650,000. Metavivor is one of the few organizations that continued a research award program during this year of the Covid-19 pandemic. The grants hold promise for future treatments and therapies that will have a significant and positive impact for those living with metastatic breast cancer. Continue

METAvivor Research and Support, Inc. Announces New Board President

METAvivor Research and Support, Inc. Announces New Board President

Metavivor Research and Support Inc., a national non-profit organization dedicated to funding research for stage IV metastatic breast cancer (MBC), announces its first Black president, Jamil K. Rivers of Philadelphia, PA. Continue

Support for the Black Community

Support for the Black Community

METAvivor fully supports the recent global movement bringing increased attention to the racial injustices involving the Black community. We stand resolute with Black patients, supporters, family, friends, and allies. Continue

Stage IV Stampede 2020 Announced

Stage IV Stampede 2020 Announced

This year, due to COVID-19 health concerns, Stage IV Stampede will be virtual in nature and will take place during the entire month of August with training webinars held in June and July. Continue

METAvivor at New York Fashion Week

METAvivor at New York Fashion Week

Read NPR's coverage of the #Cancerland runway event at New York Fashion Week. Photo by Julie Holder. Continue

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Advocacy Agenda

Our Legislative Advocacy campaign is a long-term effort to increase research funding for Stage IV metastatic cancer on a national level. We also advocate for faster and easier access to health benefits and potentially life-saving, innovative treatments for MBC patients. Our Legislative Advocacy plan has seven key strategic goals and a road map that identifies and targets strategies to reach those goals.

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individuals die each day from MBC in the US

Only 2%-5% of funds raised for breast cancer research is focused on research for the already metastasized patient

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