Our MBC Life

S02 E20 - Conversation with MBC Advocate Shirley Mertz

July 23, 2021 SHARE Cancer Support Season 2 Episode 20
Our MBC Life
S02 E20 - Conversation with MBC Advocate Shirley Mertz
Show Notes

As part of our summer programming, we are releasing special full interviews from Season 2.  Here Host Lisa Laudico speaks with Shirley Mertz,  who is the President of the MBC Network, a founding member of the MBC Alliance, and the most recent former Chair of the MBC Alliance.  Shirley received a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer in 2003, twelve years after being treated for DCIS. After seeking training in the biology of breast cancer and political advocacy, she became a consumer reviewer for Susan G. Komen and the DOD Breast Cancer Research Program and advocate for national health care reform. 

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