Are you ready to LEAD?

There is both opportunity and need for educated, well-trained advocates in all areas of breast cancer research. If you have considered taking your research advocacy to the next level, consider applying for National Breast Cancer Coalition’s Project LEAD Institute. All BCCRF board members are Project LEAD graduates and have gone …

Advocates, Unite!

Hurry up and register for the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s 2019 Advocate Leadership Summit! This is the premier breast cancer advocacy event, with discussion sessions with top researchers and advocates. The Summit also includes skill-building opportunities and activities to develop message training and strategic planning. Come and get energized for …

Making Our Voices Heard

As patient advocates, we can always become stronger leaders as we strive to hone our research, lobbying and communication skills in the fight against breast cancer. The National Breast Cancer Coalition’s (NBCC) Advocate Leadership Summit in Washington D.C. is an excellent opportunity for doing just that. Every spring, breast cancer …

Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act

BCCRF is proud to announce our support and advocacy efforts toward the Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act. Introduced in June by Representatives Peter King (R-NY) and Kathy Castor (D-FL), this vital legislation would waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility and the 5-month waiting period for Social …

A Meeting of the Minds in Chicago

by Michele Atlan, BCCRF Board Director The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago is a huge event that brings together oncology professionals from all over the world. The latest news in state-of-the art cancer research, therapies, controversies and policies are all discussed over the …