Why Join? Member Benefits

MRS membership means more than just enjoying exclusive benefits.  When you become a member of the MRS you are financially supporting our mission to progress anti-metastasis research that translates to improved metastatic patient outcomes and quality of life, and our ability to enable metastatic patients to make more informed treatment decisions through education and awareness initiatives. 

 

 Summary of MRS Membership Categories

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MRS Member Benefits

Scientist/Clinician Member Benefits

Supporting Member Benefits

  • Reduced registration rates to MRS-organized conferences
     

  • Access to patients/advocates for grant support via a private information exchange (click here for details)

  • Free online access to MRS journals (Clinical and Experimental Metastasis, Cancer and Metastasis Reviews, and Angiogenesis)

  • Professional development support for young investigators (workshops/webinars, Young Investigator Satellite Meeting, Early Career Leadership Council of the MRS, eligibility for Sue Eccles Young Investigator Award)

  • Networking opportunities/events

  • Monthly metastasis-specific newsletter

  • Access to members-only resources (job postings, funding announcements by country, upcoming metastasis-related conferences)

 

  • Reduced registration rates to MRS-organized conferences

  • Free online access to MRS journals (Clinical and Experimental Metastasis, Cancer and Metastasis Reviews, and Angiogenesis)

  • Ability to participate in Supporting Member directories and lend your voice to metastasis grants and other projects (click here for details) Note: this is the only benefit that does not require payment of the membership fee)

  • Quarterly newsletter

  • Networking events/opportunities

  • Opportunities to submit questions to experts in cancer metastasis research

 

 

YOUR MEMBERSHIP Supports Our Ability to Improve Outcomes for Metastatic Patients By:

  • Organizing metastasis-related conferences including our International Biennial Congress
  • Aiding the career development of young investigators
  • Encouraging outstanding patient-centered metastasis research with four biennial awards
  • Increasing awareness of the importance of metastasis research and advocating for financial support
  • Promoting collaborations between key stakeholders in metastasis research and treatment globally
  • Building and supporting partnerships with patient advocacy groups
  • Working with supporting members including patients and advocates to ensure metastasis research and treatment is patient-centered
  • Educating the metastatic patient community to enable them to make more informed treatment choices

 

Future goals:

  • Directly fund research designed to support the most innovative and promising studies in cancer metastasis (our initial goal is 3 grants of $30,000 each)
  • Fund small research exchange grants that will provide investigators with the financial support needed to access training, tools, and reagents from expert labs in order to learn cutting-edge techniques needed to carry out a specific metastasis-focused project or set of experiments
  • Provide travel awards and stipends for members of the metastatic community to be able to attend MRS-organized conferences