[LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY] Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer H.R. 1830

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. Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act of 2013 – Directs the President to establish the Commission to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer to help end breast … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® Third Annual Progress Report Released

Today, NBCC is releasing their Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® Third Annual Progress Report to the public. Each year since the launch of Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®, NBCC has released an annual report on the progress in breast cancer and in NBCC’s work to achieve the deadline. This year’s report provides an update with the latest data … Continue reading

July Push Needed for HR 1830 Co-sponsors

NB Thanks to your efforts, we are making progress in the House and gaining more co-sponsors for the Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act (H.R. 1830). As of now, we have 156 Representatives co-sponsoring. But we need more!  H.R. 1830 is the exact same bill that had 236 co-sponsors in the last Congress. All … Continue reading

[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] Legislation to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer Introduced

Call your Senators and Representatives and urge them to co-sponsor this important legislation! NBCC’s top priority for 2013 took a major step forward this week in both the Senate and House of Representatives. On Monday, lead sponsors—Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Dean Heller (R-NV) and Representatives Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) introduced the Accelerating … 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 As of today, 110 Representatives have signed the letter in support of level funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP). There’s still time to get more signers since the deadline for signing is Monday, … 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] 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 This year’s House of Representatives letter in support of level funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) has begun circulating. Your immediate action is needed! We need you and all members of your networks … 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