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May 21, 2024

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…

April 5, 2024

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…

March 4, 2024

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…

January 19, 2024

Hoodies of Hope

This fall, 8th grade students at Wilson Middle School in Carlisle launched a project called “Herd Hoods,” selling pink hoodies with…

January 15, 2024

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…

October 30, 2023

Medical News

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

October 25, 2023

Mid Penn Bank Celebrity Golf Classic Contributes $100,000 to PBCC

The 2023 Mid Penn Bank Celebrity Golf Classic raised an incredible $100,000 for the PA Breast Cancer Coalition! Mid Penn Bank…

October 6, 2023

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Job Opportunity Community Outreach Coordinator Organization Background The PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) represents, supports and serves breast cancer survivors and…

June 30, 2023

Survivor Spotlight: Joylette Portlock

Joylette Portlock has been getting mammograms for years. Before her mother passed away of metastatic breast cancer at the age of…

June 6, 2023

Toasting a Cure Spotlight: Select Medical

Since 2016, Toasting a Cure at the Vineyard has raised over $158,000 for the PA Breast Cancer Coalition through the annual event…