Affiliates of the MRS
Societies Dedicated to Metastasis Specifically
Australasian Chapter of the Metastasis Research Society (ozMRS)
Japanese Association for Metastasis Research
Click here for more information on JAMR in Japanese.
Chinese Society of Tumor Metastasis (CSTM):
Click here for more information on CSTM in Chinese.
Sentinel Node Oncology Foundation (SNOF), USA
Click here for more information on SNOF.
American Asociation for Cancer Research (AACR)
The mission of the AACR is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world. Link
The European Assocation for Cancer Research (EACR)
The centeral aim of the EACR is ‘The advancement of cancer research’. In pursuing this aim, the Association provides services to members, presents educational, training and scientific meeting opportunities, and facilitates communication and collaboration between the cancer researchers who make up its membership. It also sets out to raise the profile of cancer research and cancer researchers in Europe and the need for sustained political and economic support. Link
The American Cancer Society (ACS)
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Link
Patient Advocacy/Research Organizations:
METAvivor Research and Support Inc.
From advocacy to the funding of vital research, METAvivor’s programs sustain the power of hope. Passionately committed patients ourselves, we rally public attention to the urgent needs of the metastatic breast cancer (MBC) community, help patients find strength through action, purpose and support, and make EVERY dollar count as we work with researchers to regain longevity with quality of life.
METAvivor funds research that specifically addresses the mechanistic understanding, diagnosis, and/or treatment of metastatic breast cancer. All individuals with a clinical doctoral degree or with a doctoral degree who are actively engaged in areas of metastatic breast cancer research and treatment are eligible to apply. METAvivor now also offers grants for young investigators.
Listen to the organization's founder and president Dian "CJ" Corneliussen-James describe how METAvivor works and what its goals are or visit the organization's website at WWW.METAvivor.org