Finding a cure now...
so our daughters don't have to.

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Finding a cure now...
so our daughters don't have to.

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Making an Impact in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

  • 1,386
    free Friends Like Me care packages sent in 2023
  • $5.5m
    contributed to breast cancer researchers in PA
  • 293+
    women helped through patient advocacy in 2023
  • 90¢
    of every dollar goes toward our programs and services

HIT IT OVER THE TREES: Laraine M. Forry Tribute Golf Tournament

Celebrate the life of a life-long PBCC advocate, Laraine M. Forry!

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PBCC Exhibit Opening at Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts

The PBCC traveling photo exhibit will visit Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts on Friday, June 7!

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It's law! Governor Shapiro Signs No-cost Breast Cancer MRI, Genetic Testing Bill

Act 1 of 2023 / Senate Bill 8 is beginning to take effect! The legislation removes all costs associated with breast MRI, ultrasound, genetic testing and counseling for individuals at high-risk for hereditary cancers who are insured under Pennsylvania law. Are you covered by Act 1? If so, When does it take effect for you? Click on our link below for more information about Act 1 implementation.
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Watch Now: Ask the Experts - Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

When faced with a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis, there is some key information that you need to ask yourself and share with your treatment team. Lillie Shockney, survivor and university distinguished service professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, shares these questions and answers in our latest Ask the Experts session, "Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer." Nurses are eligible to receive 1 FREE continuing education unit for this activity.
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Thank you for participating in our 30th Anniversary Conference

Thank you for making our 30th Anniversary Conference one for the record books! We enjoyed spending the day with all of you as we learned the latest in breast cancer research and treatment. From Opening Session presented by Potamkin Prize winner Dr. Lori Pierce to the Pink Ribbon Awards Luncheon honoring Speaker of the House Joanna McClinton, Cara Sapida and Governor Robert Casey and Ellen Casey, it was truly a day to remember.
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Request a Care Package

The PA Breast Cancer Coalition offers FREE care packages through its Friends Like Me program to women recently diagnosed with breast cancer in PA and women diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer. If you or a loved one lives in PA and has been diagnosed within the past 6 months, request a package today!
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The Pennsylvania Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (PA-BCCEDP)

The PA Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (PA-BCCEDP) is here to help provide mammograms, services and FREE treatment to women of low to moderate income.
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PBCC News

Survivor Spotlight: Connie Bootz

In May 2023, I was diagnosed with DCIS breast cancer. It was random and detected by my annual mammogram. I felt...
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PBCC awards $200,000 to UPMC Breast Cancer Researchers

The PA Breast Cancer Coalition recently awarded two $100,000 research grants to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Hillman Cancer...
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Survivor Spotlight: Cara Sapida

I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic when most of the state was completely closed...
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Survivor Spotlight: Marie Mulvenna

My diagnosis My breast cancer journey began unexpectedly when I hit my head and experienced ringing in my ear. At age...
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Medical News

Individualizing Radiation Treatment in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Choosing the Right Treatment for the Right Patient Lori Pierce, MD, FASTRO, FASCO Professor...
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