BCAM: October 25th

THE DATA IS THERE—USE IT!

No Half Measures

I’ve mentioned the SEER program a few times this month and promised to share more. Well, here it is! SEER stands for “Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program.” and can be accessed here. The bill that created it was signed by President Nixon, so it’s been around for a long time. Any database that has been around for that long and contains that much information is bound to have some issues and updating it can be complicated.

So, what’s the big deal for those of us with Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC)?

Here’s how Adiba puts it …

Fighting in the shadows is a good way of putting the fact that there is no reliable data to count those of us living with Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC), especially those who have progressed from an early stage diagnosis to Stage IV. Additionally, our deaths are not always counted because there are…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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