Breast Cancer
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State-Level Organizations

Arizona Breast Cancer Resource Guide (ABCRG) AZ
provides quality and comprehensive resources to empower, encourage, and educate patients and co-survivors through the journey of breast cancer by giving choices where and when it matters most

BreastCare Little Rock, AR
program of the Arkansas Department of Health that provides free screening, diagnosis and treatment services for Arkansas women in addition to public and professional education

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) Lansing, MI
provides to low-income women the access to life-saving cancer screening services and follow-up care, including cancer treatment

Dragon Divas Shoreview, MN
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Dragonheart Vermont Richmond, VT
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

GoPink!DC (GPDC) Washington, DC
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Iowa Care for Yourself Program Des Moines, IA
increases the number of women age 50 - 64 who are screened for breast and cervical cancer

Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project (LIBCSP) NY, CT
multistudy effort to investigate whether environmental factors are responsible for breast cancer in Suffolk, Nassau, and Schoharie counties, NY, and in Tolland County, CT

Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program (LBCHP) New Orleans, LA
prevents unnecessary disease, disability or premature death due to cancer of the breast and cervix in Louisianan women

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) Franklin, MA
preventing environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy

New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition (NHBCC) Lee, NH
eradicates breast cancer through action, education, and advocacy

Oklahoma Project Woman (OPW) Tulsa, OK
statewide comprehensive program providing no cost mammography, diagnostic procedures and surgical services for women with no health insurance and limited financial resources

Rhode Island Breast Cancer Coalition (RIBCC) Coventry, RI
ensures that all women in RI have access to screening and treatment for breast cancer; educates consumers about evidence based decisions in health care; increases funding for innovative breast cancer research; advocates for legislative initiatives

Sense of Security Westminster, CO
provides financial assistance with basic living expenses for the duration of treatment to relieve financial stress and ensure energy is spent on healing and recovery

St. Louis Breast Cancer Coalition (SLBCC) St. Louis, MO
encouraging peer and advocate reviewed scientific research; providing advocate training and community education; promoting access to quality health care for all

West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (WVBCCSP) Charleston, WV
comprehensive public health program that helps uninsured or underinsured women gain access to breast and cervical cancer screening services

Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition (WBCC) Milwaukee, WI
bring Wisconsin voices together to stand up and speak out about breast cancer through legislation, education, and collaboration

Women's Way Bismarck, ND
promotes early detection of breast and cervical cancer for the women of North Dakota through provision of screening services to eligible women


State-Level Organizations - California

Bay Area Breast Cancer Network (BABCN) San Jose, CA
finding the cause, prevention and cure for breast cancer through education, support and advocacy

Between Women Brawley, CA
Imperial County resource for breast cancer information, education and support

California Breast Cancer Organizations (CABCO) CA
coalition of 8 member organizations, which work together to achieve the eradication of breast cancer through education and advocacy

California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP) Oakland, CA
eliminates breast cancer by leading innovation in research, communication, and collaboration in the California scientific and lay communities

Los Angeles Breast Cancer Alliance (LABCA) Santa Monica, CA
helping in the eradication of breast cancer through advocacy, education, and community involvement

Los Angeles Pink Dragons (LA Pinks) Long Beach, CA
promotes fitness, camaderie, and recreational competition to female breast cancer survivors through the sport and culture of dragon boat racing

Sisterhood of Survivors Fresno, CA
assisting newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and survivors

Women of Essence (WOE) Los Angeles, CA
provides a strong support base and an emotional safe haven for breast cancer survivors to express their fears, frustrations, and concerns


State-Level Organizations - Delaware

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) Lewes, DE
raising awareness of breast health issues through outreach, education and support services, in order to facilitate early detection and treatment of breast cancer


State-Level Organizations - Florida

Florida Breast Cancer Coalition Research Foundation (FBCCRF) Hallandale, FL
ending breast cancer through advocacy, education and research

Libby's Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation Orlando, FL
provides comprehensive breast health care to the underserved Central Florida community through education, mammograms, follow up diagnostics and Hope Coaches on the journey from diagnosis to treatment

Pink Dragon Ladies Tampa, FL
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Ribbon Riders Lake Mary, FL
promotes breast cancer awareness, provides assistance to women and men in Central Florida who are fighting the disease

Save Our Sisters Key Biscayne, FL
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Sisters Network Orlando Chapter Orlando, FL
unites with Central Florida communities, health care agencies and faith-based organizations to ensure that all African American women are empowered with the information and resources

Sisters Network Tampa Bay Chapter Tampa, FL

Warriors on Water (WOW) Orlando, FL
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


State-Level Organizations - Georgia

Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer Atlanta, GA
raises funds and awareness for Atlanta-area breast cancer organizations via the 2-Day Walk, the Atlanta Breast Cancer Challenge and other events throughout the year

Breast Friends Alpharetta, GA
provides services and support to breast cancer patients in the Metro-Atlanta area

Dragon Boat Atlanta Atlanta, GA
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Eric R. Beverly Family Foundation Lawrenceville, GA
providing programs and activities that unite both men and women in promoting education, increasing awareness, and providing support and resources for families who have been touched by breast cancer

Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (GBCCF) Woodstock, GA
lobbies legislators on both the local and federal level to insure that laws protecting patients and survivors a given proper attention, that monies earmarked for research are distributed to researchers working in evidence-based theories and that women who are uninsured or underinsured will have a resource both for breast and cervical cancer screenings, treatment and prevention


State-Level Organizations - Indiana

Indiana Breast Awareness Trust Evansville, IN
increases awareness and improves access to breast cancer screening and diagnosis throughout Indiana

Indy SurviveOars Indianapolis, IN
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Pink Ribbon Connection Indianapolis, IN
raising awareness of the services and resources that are available within Central Indiana to those facing breast cancer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Indianapolis Affiliate Indianapolis, IN
empowering people, ensuring quality of care and energizing science to find the cures


State-Level Organizations - New Jersey

Machestic Dragons Princeton, NJ
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Sisters Network of Central New Jersey (SNCNJ) Somerset, NJ
increases local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community

Susan G. Komen Central and South Jersey Lawrenceville, NJ
funds breast health programs for people who would not otherwise have access to quality health care, supports research for the cure

Team SOS Summit, NJ
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


State-Level Organizations - New York

Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program Garden City, NY
educates, supports, empowers and advocates for breast cancer patients, professionals and the community

Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition (BBCC) Babylon, NY
supports prevention, encouragement and education about a healthy alternative lifestyle; promotes legislation to increase funding for environmental research and provides funding for specific breast cancer projects; provides up to date information; provides patient services; provides support and referral services to breast cancer survivors and their families

Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (BCCR) Rochester, NY
makes eradication of breast cancer a priority through education and advocacy; empowers women and men to participate fully in decisions relating to breast cancer; provides support to those coping with a breast cancer diagnosis; promotes and focuses research into the causes, prevention, treatment and cure of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Network of Western New York Buffalo, NY
provides education, advocacy, support and networking in the community for people involved with breast cancer

Breast Cancer Options (BCO) Kingston, NY
educates breast cancer patients about effective treatment options; advocates for and supports informed patient choice; promotes public awareness regarding cancer risk reduction

Capital Region Action Against Breast Cancer (CRAAB!) Albany, NY
makes the eradication of breast cancer a priority through education and advocacy

Ellen's Run - Ellen P. Hermanson Foundation New York, NY
educational outreach about the importance of mammography and early detection to medically under served communities; psychosocial support services that address the issues facing breast cancer patients, survivors, families, and friends; research on improving understanding of pain management and methods for treating pain

Empire Dragon Boat Team New York, NY
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition (GNBCC) Great Neck, NY
education and advocacy of breast cancer research, support for women who are newly diagnosed

HANYS Breast Cancer Demonstration Project (BCDP) Rensselaer, NY
helps health care providers develop effective strategies that provide the best breast care to patients; works in partnership with hospitals and health care systems throughout NY State to increase access to care, improve coordination of care, share best practice strategies, and promote patient information support and quality of life

Hope Chest Getzville, NY
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Hope in the Boat Voorheesville, NY
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition (HBCAC) Huntington, NY
focuses on prevention methods while actively helping those who are faced with a positive diagnosis

Islip Breast Cancer Coalition (IBCC) Bay Shore, NY
serves as a community resource for Islip Town residents confronted with breast cancer

Judi Shesh Memorial Run Bay Shore, NY
aids in research, prevention, and treatment

Long Beach Breast Cancer Coalition (LBBCC) Long Beach, NY
promotes awareness through education and community outreach; advocacy to increase funding for research into the causes of breast cancer, and for improved methods of detection and treatment; and assistance in securing access to screening, diagnosis, and treatment

Long Island 2 Day Walk To Fight Breast Cancer (LI2DAY) Nesconset, NY
raises awareness and funding for the fight against breast cancer on Long Island

Lucia's Angels NY
helps end-stage breast cancer patients

New York State Breast Cancer Support and Education Network (NYSBCSEN) Spencer, NY
facilitates member organizations sharing programs and resources, inter-organization referrals for services, and a support and education system for those who are working each day in the fight against breast cancer

North Fork Breast Health Coalition (NFBHC) Riverhead, NY
prevention, early intervention, and cure of breast cancer through advocacy, awareness, networking, and research

To Life! Delmar, NY
providing free-of-charge breast cancer education and support services in a 10-county region, including and surrounding Albany County

West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition for Long Island (WIBCC) West Islip, NY
promotes awareness through education and community outreach


State-Level Organizations - Ohio

Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio Independence, OH
distribute funds from the sale of Ohio's Breast Cancer Awareness License Plate to organizations around Ohio for emergency financial assistance to breast cancer patients and to improve access to quality health care and clinical trials

Dragon Dream Team Silver Lake, OH
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Pink Ribbon Girls (PRG) Cincinnati, OH
education and awareness for early detection, support and an outlet to express fears

Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio Garfield Heights, OH
addresses unmet community needs through education, outreach, screening and survivor support initiatives and through funding local programs targeting medically underserved women and men


State-Level Organizations - Oregon

Pink Phoenix Portland, OR
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

ScreenWise Program Portland, OR
helps low-income, uninsured, and medically underserved women gain access to lifesaving screening programs for early detection of breast and cervical cancers

Wasabi Paddling Club Portland, OR
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


State-Level Organizations - Pennsylvania

Against the Wind (ATW) Philadelphia, PA
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Hope Afloat Philadelphia, PA
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) Ephrata, PA
ending the breast cancer epidemic through research, education, outreach and advocacy

Pink Steel Pittsburgh, PA
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors

Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA


State-Level Organizations - Tennessee

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Nashville Affiliate Nashville, TN
empowering people, ensuring quality of care and energizing science to find the cures

Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition (TBCC) Nashville, TN
advocate and provider for Tennesseans facing breast cancer through individual assistance, education, research and legislative action


State-Level Organizations - Texas

Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF) San Antonio, TX
provides support and information by trained peer volunteers via the Breast Cancer Helpline; helps educate the public on the importance of early detection; participates in community outreach programs

Breast Cancer Resource Center of Austin (BCRC) Austin, TX
clearinghouse for information on resources in the Austin area that provide services for breast cancer detection, education, treatment and support

Pink Phurree Sugar Land, TX
dragon boat team of breast cancer survivors


Other

African American Breast Cancer Alliance (AABCA) Minneapolis, MN
providing hope, awareness, education, emotional and social support to breast cancer survivors, their family members and the community

American Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF) Baltimore, MD
provides a fighting chance to every life threatened by breast cancer through screening assistance programs, research, and support for breast cancer patients and their families

American Society of Breast Disease (ASBD) Dallas, TX
advocates a multidisciplinary team approach to breast health management, and to breast disease prevention, early detection, treatment and research

American Society of Breast Surgeons Columbia, MD
encourages the study of breast surgery, promotes research and development of advanced surgery techniques, improves standards of practice for breast surgery in the US, serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas

Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
national series of 39-mile weekend fundraising events

Breast Cancer Action (BCA) San Francisco, CA
carries the voices of people affected by breast cancer to inspire and compel the changes necessary to end the breast cancer epidemic

Breast Cancer Fund (TBCF) San Francisco, CA
identifies and advocates for elimination of the environmental and other preventable causes of the disease

BreastCancer.org Ardmore, PA
providing information and community to those touched by this disease

Breast Cancer Recovery Foundation (BCRF) Madison, WI
provides environments for women to heal emotionally, spiritually and physically from breast cancer

Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) New York, NY
providing critical funding for innovative clinical and genetic research at leading medical centers worldwide; increasing public awareness about good breast health

Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) Bethesda, MD
research resource for studies designed to assess the delivery and quality of breast cancer screening and related patient outcomes in US

BreastCancerTrials.org (BCT) San Francisco, CA
providing information about breast cancer clinical trials

Breast Friends Atlanta, GA
provides comfort, emotional support, practical assistance and information to breast cancer patients and their families on an "individual" basis, rather than in a group setting

Casting For Recovery (CFR) Manchester, VT
provides fly fishing retreats at locations around the US for women who have or have had breast cancer

Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund Cincinnati, OH
promoting breast cancer awareness and education, providing access to early breast cancer detection services, offering support to breast cancer patients

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation Santa Monica, CA
eradicates breast cancer and improves the quality of women's health through innovative research, education and advocacy

Faces of Hope (FOH) Rochester, NY
educational breast cancer program that focuses on the importance of early detection and prevention

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) Tampa, FL
provides women with resources to determine whether they are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer due to genetic predisposition, family history, or other factors; provides information about options for managing and living with these risk factors; provides support for women as they pursue these options

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Foundation Houston, TX
educates the public and the medical community when needed, that this form of breast cancer is different and is rarely picked up by mammograms

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation (ibcRF) West Lafayette, IN
advancement of research of inflammatory breast cancer, leading to finding its causes and increasing the effectiveness of its treatment; increasing awareness of IBC symptoms, leading to earlier and better clinical methods of detection and diagnosis

John W. Nick Foundation Sebastian, FL
educates about the risk of breast cancer in both men and women; provides preventive and reactive measures to cancer through education and health facilities

Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) Ardmore, PA
empowers all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life

Men Against Breast Cancer (MABC) Adamstown, MD
provides targeted support services to educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when breast cancer strikes a female loved one

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN) New York, NY
national independent advocacy group of and for people with metastatic breast cancer

METAvivor Research and Support Annapolis, MD
support groups, funding research of metastatic breast cancer

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer (MSDBC) Chestertown, MD
helps mothers who have daughters battling breast cancer

My Sister My Friend Breast Cancer Support Long Beach, CA
avails resources, promotes research, clinical trials; educates the African American community on breast health and the benefits of early detection

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) Atlanta, GA
provides access to critical breast and cervical cancer screening services for underserved women in US

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM)
increases awareness of breast cancer issues, especially the importance of early detection of breast cancer

National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) Washington, DC
promotes research; improves access to high-quality breast cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment and care for all women; increases the involvement and influence of those living with breast cancer and other breast cancer activists in the decision-making processes

National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) Frisco, TX
increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need

National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC) Warsaw, IN
promotes excellence in breast health care for the general public through a network of diverse professionals dedicated to the active exchange of ideas and resources

Out of the Shadow of Pink
advocacy group of and for people with male breast cancer

Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors (BCERF) Ithaca, NY
lowering the risk and incidence of cancer by promoting methods of sound decision-making at personal and public levels

SHARE (Self-help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer) New York, NY
offers peer-led support to women with breast or ovarian cancer, their families and friends

Sharsheret Teaneck, NJ
provides culturally sensitive support to young Jewish women who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer as well as to those facing the risk of developing breast cancer, and offers related resources for Jewish communities and health care organizations

Sisters Network Houston, TX
increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American Community

Sister Study
long-term study of women aged 35 to 74 whose sister had breast cancer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Dallas, TX
support of innovative research and community-based outreach programs

Tennis Against Breast Cancer (TABC) New York, NY
expands awareness of breast cancer; raises funds to find a a cure

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation Norwood, NJ
raises awareness of triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), supports scientists and researchers in their effort to determine the definitive causes of TNBC, so that effective detection, diagnosis, prevention and treatment can be pursued and achieved

United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF) Huntington, NY
supporting cancer programs providing treatment, educating prevention and conducting research

Zero Breast Cancer (ZBC) San Rafael, CA
(formerly Marin Breast Cancer Watch, MBCW)
finds the causes of breast cancer through community participation in the research process

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