The ABC Award is aimed at recognising a researcher, physician, nurse or patient advocate who has made an outstanding and impacting contribution in the field of advanced breast cancer throughout his/her career.
The 2019 ABC Award - in recognition of her foresight in understanding the importance of advanced breast cancer and for launching a Global Alliance against it - was assigned to Fatima Cardoso.
The ABC4 Award - in recognition for her work and dedication to advocacy specifically to advanced breast cancer patients - was assigned to Musa Mayer.
The ABC3 Award - in recognition for his work on metastatic breast cancer, especially improving the management of metastatic cancer to bone, resulting in preservation and improvement in quality of life of patients worldwide - was assigned to Robert E. Coleman.
The ABC2 Award - in recognition of his work on discovering fundamental, clinically-relevant biological and molecular mechanisms for metastases including site specificity, latency, self-seeding and the role of the microenvironment in colonization and drug resistance - was assigned to Joan Massagué.
Call for nominations
For the fourth ABC Award, the nomination process is now closed (6 May 2019).