Metastatic Breast Cancer Research

In 2014 Hope Scarves Founder, Lara MacGregor, was diagnosed with stage iv, metastatic breast cancer nearly 7 years after her original stage 2 diagnosis. While this news rocked our world it also strengthened our organization. It made us realize hope is not contingent on beating cancer. Now, we focus on living life over cancer. In 2015 we established a Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Fund to broaden how we bring hope to people facing cancer. A portion of each dollar donated to Hope Scarves goes toward MBC research. Or, you can give directly to this fund and 100% goes to research.


Hope Scarves’ biggest fans presenting first research donation in 2015.

Since 2015 Hope Scarves has raised $300,000, matched 1:1 for a total research investment of $600,000.

Today, we raise $150,000+ annually for research.

Hope Scarves is a member of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance and an advocate partner of the MBC Project.

Lara advocates passionately to help people, especially breast cancer survivors, understand the importance of supporting stage iv survivors and investing in metastatic research. It is her hope to transform understanding of metastatic breast cancer to accelerate treatment options, extend and, one day, save lives of those living with metastatic breast cancer. Perhaps, even her own.

Dan – Outrunning Cancer

Dan participates in Outrunning Cancer to raise money and awareness for MBC research, to support those in the fight, and to be a part of something bigger than himself. “So many good memories. I enjoyed the competitive fundraising banter with Lara’s friends from home, the pasta dinner was always great, and riding around in a […]

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