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Janice Cowden: We need your voice
Apr 25, 2024, 19:32

Janice Cowden: We need your voice

Janice Cowden shared on LinkedIn:

“Are you a cancer Patient, Research, Policy or Community advocate? Are you a person diagnosed with (or history of) cancer interested in advocacy but not sure where to start? We need your voice and would love to have you join us!”

Source: Janice Cowden/LinkedIn

Janice Cowden is a former nurse, cancer patient and advocate. She was diagnosed with stage I triple-negative early-stage breast cancer in 2011; later, Janice was diagnosed with metastatic disease in 2016. She became a Living Beyond Breast Cancer Hear My Voice (HMV) Advocate in 2017 and continues to serve as a Helpline Volunteer. Janice works with several patient-founded and -led organizations including PCDI, GRASP, and Project Life MBC. As a trained peer support volunteer, she is founder of an international online peer support group for patients newly diagnosed with MBC.  She serves on the Board of Directors for METAvivor Research and Support, Inc., and is an Advisory Board member for Project Life MBC. In 2022, she attended ASCO as a patient advocate scholarship recipient. In October 2022, she was invited to serve as a lead patient advocate, representing PCDI, on a research study with ASCO.