Patients Perspectives

Silent Patients Find Their Voices Through an Advocate’s Journey

Meg Barbor, MPH

February 2018, Vol 8, No 2 - Patients Perspectives

Advocacy usually begins with personal crisis and the need for support, but it eventually moves on to sharing experiences and information with others, speaking out in public forums, and working to influence change, suggested Musa Mayer, breast cancer survivor and advocate, at the recent ESMO International Consensus Conference for Advanced Breast Cancer in Lisbon, Portugal, where she received the ABC4 Award in recognition of her 25 years of advocacy on behalf of patients with advanced breast cancer. [ Read More ]