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Metastatic Breast Cancer - Lisa's Helping Hands

Thank you for visiting Lisa's Helping Hands Team Website! We are the family and friends of Lisa Virga who is living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC). 

Our goal is to help raise awareness of MBC and raise money in hopes of finding more effective treatments and maybe even a cure. The funds raised by our team will be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society's Metastatic Future Funds.

Thank you in advance for your kindness and support. Together we can change the future of breast cancer!

Facts About MBC

Breast cancer becomes fatal as the cancer travels beyond the breast and lymph nodes to vital organs such as the liver, lungs, brain, and other locations. Researchers still do not understand why breast cancer metastasize. Once the cancer has spread it is known as Metastatic Breast Cancer or Stage IV Breast Cancer. Approximately 20% to 30% of people with early breast cancer will develop MBC. People living with MBC will be on treatment for the rest of their lives. As one treatment stops working, the next will be used. Currently there are only so many treatments available to those with MBC. The median life span for someone with MBC is only three years.

 

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Team Progress:

$1,445.50 raised $1,500.00 goal
Fundraising honour roll
Thank You to my Donors!
Alessandro Torelli
$45
Alessia Virga
$45
Anna Marie
$51
Anonymous
Christina Marie
Daniel Virga
$45
Elena Virga
$45
Francesca Ottoni
$25
Gabriella Di Berardo
GD
Genniene Di Berardo
Janine McCutcheon
$20
Jenifer Chary
$20
Julian Virga
$45
Julie Johnston Volcansek
$100
Kate Smyth
$25
Leon Torelli
$45
Lisa Healey
$50
Lisa Virga
M & D Alberico
$25
Michael Di Berardo
Michelle Girgenti
$25
Monika Tulipan
Mr. Eddie Turik
$50
Nada
Patrick Mills
$50
Piercen Di Berardo
Rachel Dryden
$25
Robert Virga
Sandra Campagnolo
$150
Susan Nelan
$25
Vanessa Torelli
$45

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