National Breast Cancer Coalition

What Metastasis Teaches Us About Breast Cancer Prevention and Recurrence

Alana Welm, PhD | University of Utah

Date: May 6, 2012 | Run Time: 15:06 | Course Level: Intermediate

Learn about the creative approaches to preventing metastasis indentified by an interdisciplinary group of innovative thinkers. Understand the potential of these approaches for achieving the mission of ending breast cancer. Listen to Dr. Alana Welm from the University of Utah discuss her research approach to stopping metastasis in order to eradicate death from breast cancer.

You will learn:

  • The importance of targeting metastasis in an effort to prevent breast cancer.
  • The complex role of tumor dormancy in metastatic growth and delayed recurrence.
  • Specifics about the search for better models of metastasic behavior to generate more effective, personalized breast cancer therapies.

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NBCC is grateful to the WellPoint Foundation for their generous support of the Online Center for Advocacy Training.