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AstraZeneca Recognizes Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day On October 13

"During the last decade, the medical community has learned a great deal about the diverse treatment and management of metastatic breast cancer and support needs of women with breast cancer," said Joe Cordaro, PharmD, MBA, Executive Director of U.S. Strategic Development for Oncology at AstraZeneca. "AstraZeneca remains committed to supporting women with metastatic breast cancer and addressing their unique needs alongside groups such as Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Metastatic Breast Cancer Network."

For more than 30 years, AstraZeneca has researched, discovered, and developed medicines to fight cancer, and is committed to continued treatment research and development to help women with metastatic breast cancer. Since its inception in 1993, the AstraZeneca Healthcare Foundation has also sponsored National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, recognized every October. Activities that take place during this month are meant to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to screening services.


About Living Beyond Breast CancerAs a national education and support organization, Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) is dedicated to assisting women, whether they are newly diagnosed, in treatment, recently completed treatment, are years beyond or are living with metastatic breast cancer. LBBC is also there for family members, caregivers, friends and healthcare providers to provide breast cancer information and support. LBBC provides national educational programs and services that include a website,; a toll-free Survivors' Helpline, (888) 753-LBBC (5222); the "Understanding Breast Cancer" guide series; national conferences; free teleconferences; networking programs; quarterly newsletters; publications for African-American and Latina women; healthcare-provider trainings; transcripts, video and MP3 podcast recordings and the Paula A. Seidman Library & Resource Center. For more information, visit

About Metastatic Breast Cancer NetworkMBCN is a national, independent, nonprofit, patient advocacy group dedicated to the unique concerns of the women and men living with metastatic breast cancer. We strive to help those living with stage IV breast cancer be their own best advocate through providing education and information on treatments and coping with the disease. For more information, visit

About AstraZenecaAstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business with a primary focus on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, neuroscience, respiratory and inflammation, oncology and infectious disease. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

For more information about AstraZeneca in the U.S. or our AZ&Me™ Prescription Savings programs, please visit: or call 1-800-AZandMe (292-6363).


Media Inquiries: AstraZeneca Rachelle Benson: 302-885-5853 

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Kevin Gianotto: 610-645-4567

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network Michele Przypyszny: 888-500-0370


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