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 …

A View from the Summit

Exciting news from the Nation’s capital! Members of our Board just attended the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s (NBCC) annual Advocate Leadership Summit in Washington DC, and it was an energizing and jam-packed 3-day event. Almost 200 advocates from all over the U.S. gathered to hear the latest news on cutting-edge …

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 …