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Breast Cancer in Young Women Partners

This list includes selected national organizations that have collaborated with CDC on Breast Cancer in Young Women activities.

  • American Cancer Society: A nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology: Provides oncologist-approved cancer information.
  • Avon Foundation for Women’s Breast Cancer Crusade: Supports awareness and education, screening and diagnosis, access to care, support services, and scientific research.
  • Basser Research Center for BRCA, part of the Abramson Cancer Center in Penn Medicine: Provides education and support for individuals and families with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, and performs research in basic and clinical sciences to advance the care of individuals who carry BRCA gene mutations.
  • Black Women’s Health Imperative: Devoted to advancing the health and wellness of America’s 20 million black women and girls.
  • Breastcancer.org: Helps women and their loved ones make sense of complex medical and personal information about breast cancer.
  • Breast Cancer Fund: Works to prevent breast cancer by eliminating exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation linked to the disease.
  • Bright Pink: Focuses on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women.
  • Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE): Dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
  • LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance: Highlights the unique features of the adolescent and young adult cancer experience to improve treatments and outcomes.
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer: Offers specialized programs and services for the newly diagnosed, young women, women with advanced breast cancer, women at high risk for developing the disease, and African-American and Latina women.
  • National Cancer Institute: The federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training.
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors: Provides information about genetic counselors and the services they offer.
  • Patient Advocate Foundation: Through mediation, helps patients access care, maintain employment, and preserve their financial stability.
  • Sharsheret: Offers a community of support to women of all Jewish backgrounds who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or are at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally relevant individualized connections with peer networks, health professionals, and related resources.
  • Sisters Network, Inc.: Committed to increasing local and national attention to the impact of breast cancer on the African-American community.
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure: Works to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world through research, community health outreach, advocacy, and programs.
  • Tigerlily Foundation: Educates young women around the world about breast cancer and empowers them to be their own advocates.
  • Young Survival Coalition: Offers resources, connections, and outreach to young women diagnosed with breast cancer.
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