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Review for National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund, Washington, DC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The National Breast Cancer Coalition is a nationwide coaltion of local groups involved with breast cancer. The NBCC provides these groups with a means of educating their members so that they may serve as more effective breast cancer advocates at a local level. The NBCC also offers a strong, unified voice in advocating for breast cancer support at the national level.

NBCC is committed to getting the RIGHT work done in the field of breast cancer.

This organization isn't just about "breast cancer awareness" or incremental gains in treatment. It is about ERADICATING the disease of breast cancer. In fact, NBCC recently set itself this very goal, with a deadline of January, 2020.

In order to achieve the "impossible" goal of eliminating breast cancer, the NBCC supports funding research that seeks anwers in genetics, virology, immunology, and environmental science that can prevent and cure breast cancer, not merely extend survival by a few months.

The NBCC seeks to educate everyone in the breast cancer community - patients, caregivers, friends/relatives, researchers, and policy makers - about the facts about breast cancer, relying on evidence rather than myth.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

participating in NBCC Annual Advocacy Conterences and Washington, DC Lobby Days.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I can't think of any changes I would make.

Role:  Donor & I serve on the BOD of the Colorado Breast Cancer Coalition and volunteer with that organization. I lobbied Colorado legislators regarding support of the National Affordable Care Act and the Oral Chemo Equity Bill in Colorado. I also donate annually to the.