Media Coverage Metastatic Breast Cancer

Mary Gooze and her quest to raise awareness and research funding for metastatic breast cancer have been featured in a variety of media, articles and newscasts.

TV – Media Coverage

Mary Gooze on Oregon Life
Published On: March 13, 2022 OCA Media

UW scientists launch novel cancer research using sharks
Published On: February 3, 2022 Channel 3000

UW Cancer Center Shark Research


Mary Gooze brings “One Woman Many Lakes” to Rhinelander
Published On: September 5, 2020 WJFW Channel 12



Woman brings awareness to terminal breast cancer
Published On: August 19, 2017 Channel 13

Even with a Terminal Disease, this Woman Swims on
Published On: June 2, 2016 Kate Pabich Productions

Die-in at state capitol for Metastatic Breast Cancer Day
Published On: Oct. 12, 2016 Channel 3000


Woman to swim Lake Monona for metastatic breast cancer awareness, research
Published On: June 27, 2016 WKOW27

Mary Gooze was featured on a billboard in Times Square in NYC
Published On: October, 2015


Breast cancer patient raises awareness by swimming Neusse River
Published On: Oct. 25, 2015 WCTI 12


Breast Cancer Die-In
Published On: Oct. 13, 2015 WKOW27

Dozens gather for “die-in” event at Capitol steps
Published On: Oct. 13, 2015 Channel 3000


Capitol Die In
Published On: Oct. 13, 2015 NBC15

Die In (video)
Published On: Oct. 13, 2015 Channel 3000


Woman swims lakes for cancer
Published On: Aug 19, 2015 NBC King5

Wisconsin Woman Swims Lake Nokomis to Raise Money for Terminal Breast Cancer
Published On: July 22, 2015 ABC5-MSP


Woman Swims Across Lake Nokomis To Raise Money For Cancer Research
Published On: July 21, 2015


Woman swims lakes across the country to raise awareness for metastatic breast cancer
Published On: July 12, 2015 CBS3-Madison


Madison woman inspires others one stroke at a time
Published On: June 29, 2015, WISC Live at Five


Madison woman swims to raise awareness for metastatic breast cancer
Published On: June 11, 2015 CBS3-Madison


Woman to swim Madison lakes for cancer awareness
Published On: June 25, 2015 NBC 1



Taking a dive (or dip) for cancer awareness
Published On: MSNBC

One Woman, Many Lakes 6-2-15
Published On: June 2, 2015 NBC 15

Woman swims Lake Nokomis for breast cancer awareness
Published On: NBC11-MSP

Woman with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer swims across lake
Published On: May 12, 2015 FOX4-KC

Print – Media Coverage


May 24, 2021, Madison Magazine –  Woman with Stage 4 cancer swims toward a new goal for her 70th birthday


June 27, 2018, Spring Green Home News – Gooze keeps swimming for awareness


June 22, 2018, Oregon Observer – Gooze keeps swimming for awareness 


June 22, 2018, Dodgeville Chronicle – Running, Swimming and biking for a cure


June 19, 2018, Wisconsin State Journal – Metastatic breast Cancer Patient swims, raises money for UW research 


January 25, 2018, The Underbelly – To Loathe or Love Myself: That Is the Question


November 21, 2017, Novartis Pharma – Click on Mary’s story


July 11, 2017, UW HealthSwimming for a Cure

October 10, 2016, The Underbelly – Swimming the Course

June 9, 2016, The Oregon Observer – Gooze Keeps it Going

May 31, 2016, Tigerlily Foundation My Life Blog – One Woman Many Lakes

May 6, 2016, Speaker Paul Ryan’s Newsletter – Life to Its Fullest: A Mother’s day Story

November 2015, Madison Magazine – Just Keep Swimming

September 8, 2015, Baraboo News Republic – One woman, many lakes: Devil’s Lake swim helps fight cancer

August 28, 2015, Jackson Citizen PatriotWoman swims Browns Lake to raise money, awareness for metastatic breast cancer

August 18, 2015, The Issaquah Press Swim for Breast Cancer Awareness and Cure 

August 2015, Nokomis Messenger Mary Gooze swims to raise funds for cancer research 

August 6, 2015, Allegan Cty. News Hopkins native fights cancer one stroke at a time 

July 21, 2015, Bring Me the News ‘You have to keep going’: Woman with terminal cancer swims across MN lake 

July 19, 2015, Wisconsin State Journal Swimming for awareness, research money 

July 17, 2015, Lakeland Times One woman, many lakes: Cancer patient swims across local lakes to raise awareness 

June 21, 2015, Oregon Observer Lapping the lakes: Oregon woman’s swims aim for terminal cancer awareness 

Tombstone News Woman Swims Patagonia Lake For Breast Cancer Awareness 

Jan 16, 2012, Wisconsin State Journal 60 goals for 60 years — and now, another challenge

Nov 28, 2010, Wisconsin State Journal Woman’s 60th list inspires and intimidates