Rose Gerber, a 10-year breast cancer survivor, an invited member of the National Cancer Survivors Day speaker roster, has been a speaker for multiple audiences, including cancer conferences, state oncology societies, hospitals, and cancer centers. She was a guest on MSNBC’s All In program with Chris Hayes speaking on national oncology issues. Rose has met with legislators in Washington, DC, has served as a consumer reviewer on Congressionally Directed Department of Defense Breast Cancer research panels, and has been an advocate reviewer for the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC).
Rose has authored articles for national publications and has been interviewed for multiple oncology feature articles. Rose graduated from New Mexico State University with degrees in Advertising/Public Relations and Psychology. She graduated from NBCC’s esteemed advocate training programs: Project Lead Science Institute, Clinical Trials & Quality Care.
Prior to her advocacy work, Rose worked for NBC-TV in Los Angeles as a research analyst and is an experienced educational counselor.
Rose was a mother with young children when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and hopes to inspire others through her cancer advocacy work.