Patient Advocacy

April 5, 2023

Free Legal Help for Cancer Patients

Have questions about keeping your job during treatment? Want to know your rights during medical leave? Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)…

February 21, 2023

Financial Assistance for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients

If you’ve been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, the last thing on your mind should be how to make ends meet….

January 30, 2023

Lymphedema Treatment Act Passes!

Big news for breast cancer survivors facing lymphedema: The Lymphedema Treatment Act is now law! It passed Congress last month –…

May 2, 2022

Mother’s Day Mammograms Outreach Digital Toolkit

Mammograms save lives! Moms are always putting others before their own needs. This Mother’s Day, we are encouraging the incredible women…

September 20, 2021

Survivor Spotlight: Jackie Ricords

Jackie Ricords was just 41 with a 5-year-old and a 7-year-old when she found out she had breast cancer. She had…

September 16, 2021

Mammogram Outreach Digital Toolkit

The PA Breast Cancer Coalition has launched a statewide initiative to encourage all women, beginning at age 40, to schedule screenings…

June 21, 2021

Philadelphia Inquirer Article Features PBCC Patient Advocacy

Extra, Extra! The PA Breast Cancer Coalition’s patient advocacy is featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article, which tells the story of…

March 23, 2021

COVID-19 Health Insurance Relief

The American Rescue Plan, which was signed into law by President Biden, includes provisions which will make health insurance more affordable for…

March 3, 2021

Online Support Groups for Cancer Patients or Caregivers

During this time of COVID and social distancing, connecting with support groups can be challenging. Here are some online support groups…

October 28, 2020

Patient Advocacy: Hair to Stay

Scalp cooling is a process that minimizes chemotherapy-induced hair loss by continuous application of precisely cooled caps (either individual caps or…