NBCC’s advocacy has resulted in more than $3.75 billion federal dollars for breast cancer research.
Breast cancer accounts for nearly a quarter of all cancers in women worldwide.
The DOD BCRP was created as a result of NBCC’s “$300 Million More” campaign to increase federal funding for breast cancer research.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a legal challenge that seeks to overturn the Affordable Care Act. NBCC strongly opposes this challenge. If the Court decides to overturn the ACA, breast cancer patients' access to care is at risk.
This year marks 20 years since President Bill Clinton signed the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Act into law. The National Breast Cancer Coalition was proud to be the organization designing this bill and then pushing to pass this landmark legislation for women's healthcare. NBCC's President Fran Visco commemorated this accomplishment by contributing her reflections for the Clinton Foundation’s website.
A New President and a historic Vice President, The 20th Anniversary of Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Act, and More Public Policy Updates.