CBCN is excited to announce that we’ve been awarded an international SPARC grant, Seeding Progress and Resources for the Cancer Community: Metastatic Breast Cancer Challenge, to develop a mBC Financial Resources Navigation Tool. This SPARC initiative is led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), in partnership with Pfizer Oncology and aims to support the implementation of projects addressing the specific needs of metastatic breast cancer patients worldwide.
A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer often comes with a significant financial impact. Through this project CBCN will ensure that patients across Canada are provided with personalized comprehensive information about what financial assistance is available to them and how to access it. We know that, thanks to this UICC initiative, we will be able to help improve the lives of people living with mBC and their families.
“We hope that the projects funded through the SPARC MBC Challenge will contribute to raising the profile of metastatic breast cancer worldwide and we look forward to driving positive change in the awarded organizations’ countries” said Professor Sanchia Aranda, President of UICC. CBCN is thankful for the support from UICC and Pfizer that will allow us to continue to support the metastatic breast cancer community in Canada with information and resources that will improve the quality of life for them and their families.