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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Fund


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This annual campaign spotlights breast cancer research, prevention, education, treatment, and ultimately, the fight to find a cure. The following organizations are committed to increasing breast cancer awareness through research initiatives and education programs surrounding prevention and early-detection, while advocating for patient access to high-quality treatment options. Organizations included in this Fund also promote awareness surrounding metastatic breast cancer--the most advanced stage of breast cancer--and provide supportive services for those affected by breast cancer. Your donation to this Fund will help these organizations support breast cancer patients and survivors as the fight to find a cure continues.

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American Cancer Fund

Our mission is to educate, support and empower those diagnosed with Cancer by organizing and clarifying information. We provide independent information and research to enable patients and their families to make smarter choices for treatment with an emphasis on cure, functionality and dignity. Our goal is to streamline the information available and make it more understandable.

Young Survival Coalition Inc

Young Survival Coalition (YSC) strengthens the community, addresses the unique needs, amplifies the voice and improves the quality of life of young adults affected by breast cancer, locally, nationally and internationally.

American Cancer Society, Inc.

The American Cancer Society's mission is to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer

National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

The National Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NBCF) mission is to help women now by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services.

Breast Cancer Resource Center

BCRC's mission is to empower those affected by breast cancer with personalized support and compassion.

Metavivor Research And Support Inc

METAvivor is dedicated to the specific fight of women and men living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. At the time of METAvivor’s founding, no organization was dedicated to funding research for the disease and no patient groups were speaking out about the dearth of stage 4 cancer research. While more and more people have taken up the cry for more stage 4 research, METAvivor remains the sole US organization dedicated to awarding annual stage 4 breast cancer research.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., National Office

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research since our inception in 1982 than any other nonprofit outside of the federal government while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has funded more than $988 million in research and provided more than $2.2 billion for screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 60 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. That promise has become Komen’s promise to all people facing breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Fund

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