[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer- Deadline 2020

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 and … 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

[TAKE ACTION] Organizations: Sign the Petition to Genentech

Recently a number of organizations signed a petition to Genentech urging them to do what is in the best interest of women as they develop T-DM1 clinical trials for early breast cancer.The petition made the following recommendations: 1) that Genentech design its randomized clinical trial of the new drug T-DM1 with at least one arm … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is Only Weeks Away—Are You Ready?

In this election year, it’s more important than ever that NBCC advocates speak out about Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®. Many of you will attend town hall events and political rallies, participate in local gatherings, staff tables at events, hold house parties and connect with other advocacy organizations and community groups. We have the resources to … Continue reading

NBCC’s President Wants the President of the United States to Commit to Making the End of Breast Cancer a National Priority

The Presidential conventions are behind us. The candidates are officially nominated. The campaigns are in full swing. And in her newest blog on Huffington Post, NBCC President Fran Visco calls for our next President to step up and demonstrate leadership and vision to the women and men in this country and make the end of … 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

Urgent Action! Representatives have until Monday, March 19th to sign the letter supporting the Department Of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program

Forty-four Representatives have signed a Dear Colleague Letter to the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee calling for $120 million in appropriations for the Department of Defense (DOD) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) for FY 2013.Is your Representative on the list?  (See below) If not, please call your your Representatives between now and Monday to urge them to show their support for … Continue reading

NBCC Advocate Summit in D.C. Trains Knowledgable & Effective Advocates

It’s Time….To Make Your Voice Heard, To Get On the Clock, To End Breast Cancer. The National Breast Cancer Coalition has declared a deadline for the end of breast cancer – Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®.  Advocates from around the country and the world will gather in Washington to demonstrate how we’re bringing a renewed sense of … Continue reading