NBCC Inaugural Advocate Leadership Summit, May 4-7, 2013.

For the last 20 years, NBCC members have gathered in Washington, DC. to learn, study, network, and lobby about breast cancer policy and social change at the NBCC Advocacy Training Conference. In 2010 NBCC declared the Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 — a goal to end of breast cancer by January 1, 2020 — which . . . → Read More: NBCC Inaugural Advocate Leadership Summit, May 4-7, 2013.

Misguided cancer goal

“Misguided Cancer Goal.” Editorial, Nature

An influential US advocacy group has set a deadline to beat breast cancer by 2020. But it puts public trust at risk by promising an objective that science cannot yet deliver. Hope is not a good strategy, in life or in disease research. So the setting of goals, and the . . . → Read More: Misguided Cancer Goal