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Urge Your Senators to Sign the DOD BCRP Letter Today!

February 26, 2020

Contact your Senators and ask them to sign the FY2021 DOD Breast Cancer Research Program Letter today! The deadline for signing on to the letter is March 10th. Your Senators need to hear from you! 

The list of Senators who signed last year is available here and the list of Senators who signed so far this year is available here.

Your message to your Senators is:

I urge you to show your support for ending breast cancer by signing the letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Shelby and Ranking Member Durbin calling for $150 million for the DOD peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program for FY2021.

If your Senator(s) agrees to sign the letter, her/his staff should email Jasmin Palomares ( in Senator Gillibrand’s office to make it happen.

Also email us at NBCC and let us know that your Senator(s) has agreed to sign the letter or if you have any questions.

Continue to contact your Representatives as well. Currently 74 Representatives have signed the House letter.

If your Representative agrees to sign the letter, her/his staff should email one of the following staffers of the letter sponsors to make it happen:

Katrina Martell in Representative Hastings’ office –

Deena Tauster in Representative King’s office –

Thank you for taking action today!