Laura Misdom

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When the aroma of a home-cooked meal emanates from the kitchen or the laughter of family and friends fills the ocean air during an afternoon boat ride, the memories that Nan created in the heart of her home will be shared among all those blessed by her love and devotion.

To ensure your generosity and support are acknowledged - and to help protect you from future solicitations - Laura's family has requested that memorial contributions be made through IN MEMORY OF to the following




METAvivor was founded to sustain hope for those living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer (MBC), with a mission to transition metastatic breast cancer from a terminal diagnosis to a chronic, manageable disease with a decent quality of life. It is the only organization in the US that exclusively funds MBC research through a scientific peer-review process, awarding research grants to individuals with a clinical or other doctoral degree who are actively engaged in areas of metastatic breast cancer research, and whose proposals show distinct promise in making a difference for the stage 4 breast cancer community.

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the Cancer Couch Foundation

Founded in 2016 by Dr. Rebecca Timlin-Scalera after being diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer, the Cancer Couch Foundation is driven to increase funding specifically for Stage IV MBC. Volunteer-run and privately funded, all donations are matched and allocated toward research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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In Memory Of ensures that the family knows of your support.  All donor names will be sent to the family in a single letter, allowing your generosity to be known and acknowledged.  As it is the thought that counts, the amount of your donation will not be disclosed.


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To provide our services, cover credit card processing fees and grow our social organization, we receive six percent of the total contributions and add one dollar to the overall donation that will be charged to your card.



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