MBCN to hold annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference with UNC Lineberger in September

The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN) is pleased to announce it will hold its 8th Annual National Conference September 19-21, 2014 in conjunction with the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

“We are delighted to be coming to Chapel Hill, this fall,” says conference chair and MBCN board member Deb Tincher. “UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the nation’s leading cancer centers—we are currently working with them to finalize the conference program, and we couldn’t be more excited. We’ll let everyone know when registration opens and we are ready to accept scholarship applications, but we wanted to give everyone this Save-the-Date notice. ”

The event opens with a reception on Friday, Sept. 19.  The main conference follows on Saturday, Sept. 20 with additional networking opportunities and breakout sessions on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 21.

The conference is open to people living with metastatic breast cancer as well as their spouses, partners, friends and caregivers. Limited scholarships are available to those who have financial need. Complete details, including registration information will be posted on www.MBCN.org when available.


MBCN held its first conference at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 2006. Subsequent conferences have been held at M.D. Anderson, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Indiana University’s Simon Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine and Northwestern Medical Center. Presentations from past conferences can be viewed here.


MBCN is a national, independent, nonprofit, patient-led advocacy organization dedicated to educating and empowering women and men living with metastatic breast cancer. MBCN was founded in 2004 by Jane Soyer and Nina Schulman and continues to advocate on behalf of the unique needs of all who are living with this disease. See www.mbcn.com.