[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 2607: Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act

H.R. 2607: Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act To establish programs with respect to childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer. New Cosponsor: Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] New Cosponsor: Rep. Timothy Walz [D-MN1] Thank you to the newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not … Continue reading

NCCS Comments on Proposed CMS Reforms and Updates

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) recently submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed update to physician payment rates in 2014. NCCS applauded ongoing CMS efforts to test health care payment and delivery reforms through demonstration and pilot programs as well as through changes to physician payment. CMS has … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1830: Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act of 2013

H.R. 1830: Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act of 2013 – To provide for the establishment of a Commission to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer. Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not listed as Cosponsors, touch base with them … Continue reading

[TAKE ACTION] Urge Your Representative to Support the DoD Breast Cancer Research Program

Urgent Action!    Urgent Action!    Urgent Action! Urge your Representative to Support the DOD Breast Cancer Research Program The deadline has been extended for the House of Representatives letter in support of level funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP).  The new deadline for signing is April 15th. Please continue to get … Continue reading

Support Breast Cancer Screening Programs in FY13! Take Action Now!

Hundreds of thousands of low-income and uninsured women could lose access to breast cancer programs through state and federal budget cuts this year. We need your help to keep that from happening. Will you please take a moment to contact your policymakers urging them to preserve funding for the National Breast & Cervical Cancer Early … Continue reading

Success on Capitol Hill! Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act Introduced in the Senate

NBCC grassroots membership has power and passion and they have proven it once again. While many others despair of progress in Washington because of bipartisan gridlock, NBCC pushed forward with its agenda and NBCC advocates prevailed. In early May, NBCC hosted its Annual Advocate Summit which drew more than 600 attendees from across the country. … Continue reading

NBCC “Mobilize to Obtain Signatures on the Petition to the President”

National Breast Cancer Coalition Encourages You to Mobilize to Obtain Signatures on the Petition to the President It is time to end breast cancer. In 2012, nearly 40,000 women will die of breast cancer in the U.S.; it will take the lives of almost 500,000 women worldwide. This nation has invested billions of dollars in breast cancer … Continue reading

Pass the Safe Chemicals Act Now!

We cannot shop our way to health and safety. Our health and safety depend on stricter chemical regulation and we need your help NOW. As you read this, the chemical industry is spending millions of dollars lobbying Congress to block meaningful progress in Washington. In the last few months they have spent over $2.7 million … Continue reading

National Cancer Support & Advocacy Organizations

Need Support… Got a passion for Action?  Whether you want to get support, or give it…  See what’s available.  Find your niche.  ALCASE (Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support, and Education)The only nonprofit organization dedicated solely to helping people with lung cancer improve their quality of life. Addaro Lung Cancer Medical InstituteOur mission is to … Continue reading

Meet. Connect. Inspire. C4YW Comes Through with all Three and Much More

It’s always an occasion when hundreds of breast cancer survivors and care partners come together for a conference and this year’s Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer [C4YW] was certainly no exception. First, let me say that you shouldn’t let the “Young Women” fool you… women of all ages made the journey to … Continue reading