An Easy Way to Help Researchers: Upload your DNA Info

One quick, easy and efficient way for would-be advocates to participate in scientific research is to contribute their genetic data to DNA.Land, a non-profit partnership of geneticists from Columbia University and the New York Genome Center. Millions of people have already had their DNA tested through 23andMe, Ancestry.com and FamilyTreeDNA …

New Educational Program

The BCCRF is on the verge of launching a new Student Science Program to educate and inform Los Angeles high schoolers on the complexities of breast cancer as well as the growing role of patient advocates. In association with local university mentorship programs and non-profit youth organizations, we will be …

The Breast Cancer Care & Research Fund Steps Up!

We are very proud to announce that as of January 2018, the BCCRF now has a seat on the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) Board of Directors. The NBCC is a broad coalition of national, state, regional and local advocacy organizations that are all working together to achieve the Breast …

New Prognostic Tools for Breast Cancer Detection

Increased screening and technological advances in breast imaging have led to earlier detection of breast cancer. Although this progress is beneficial, questionable or ambiguous breast images often require a follow-up biopsy, even if they end up being false positive results. BI-RADS (Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System), the current system …