By now you’re well aware that we are in the midst of National Breast Cancer Awareness month. What you may not realize is that today, October 13, is National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day — so designated by Congress in 2009 to clear up misconceptions about this form of breast cancer, which is loosely defined as cancer that has spread to a different part of the body, is incurable, affects an estimated 155,000 Americans, and accounts for 40,000 deaths every year. You can learn more about MBA by logging on to the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network. Meanwhile, this moving montage will put faces — and voices —to some of the women who live with it.

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