[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. New Cosponsor: Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8] New Cosponsor: Rep. Elizabeth Esty [D-CT5] New Cosponsor: Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA53] New Cosponsor: Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ1] New Cosponsor: Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick … 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


NBCC’s mission is to eradicate breast cancer by designing and acting on effective strategies addressed to the administration, Congress, research institutions and health care providers to end this disease. The Coalition informs, trains, and directs patients and others in effective advocacy efforts. Nationwide, the women and men we have trained are shaping breast cancer public … Continue reading

Action Needed by April 18th! National Breast Cancer Coalition

CALL YOUR SENATORS TODAY Action Needed by April 18th Deadline! Call your Senators today and urge them to help end breast cancer by responding to the Dear Colleague letter currently being circulated by Senators Harkin (D-IA), Leahy (D-VT), Snowe (R-ME), and Collins (R-ME).    The Dear Colleague letter asks Senators to sign a letter to the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman and … 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