There is no cure for Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer but only 5-7% research is focused on finding a cure - AND only 2% of Breast Cancer Patients participate in Clinical Trials to help find a cure.
Estimates for funding for research for metastatic disease: LOW
Estimates for funding for research for metastatic disease: LOW“But as pointed out by ACS Scientific Council member Dan Welch, “Fewer than 8% percent of researchers mention the word ‘metastasis’ in their grant applications, in the context of actually working on the problem, …Figuring out how to prevent cancer – a key research focus today – would be the best approach, he agrees, but that’s of little help to patients who already have cancer. He further explains, “To prevent something, you have to know its cause. We have no idea why cancer cells spread, let alone what prompts them to disseminate throughout the body