Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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NBCAM Collaborating Organizations

Consider visiting these sites to learn more about breast cancer, breast health, the latest research developments, awareness events, and patient resources. Read the organization’s descriptions and click on any of the websites below for more information.

American Cancer Society (ACS) is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem … more »www.cancer.org

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), founded in 1951, is the nation’s leading group of professionals providing health care for women. … more »www.acog.org

American College of Radiology (ACR) is a major national medical specialty association comprised of radiologists, radiation oncologists, and medical physicists. The College has grown from a group of 20 physicians meeting for the first time in 1923 to a 32,000 member service organization. 
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 www.acr.org

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the world’s leading professional organization representing physicians who care for people with cancer. With more than 30,000 members, ASCO is committed to improving cancer care through scientific meetings, educational programs and peer-reviewed journals. … more » www.asco.org

The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) is an organization of women physicians, medical students, and other persons dedicated to serving as the unique voice for women’s health and the advancement of women in medicine. 
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 www.amwa-doc.org

AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation, established in 1993, is a Delaware not-for-profit corporation and a 501(c)(3) entity organized for charitable purposes, including to promote public awareness of health care issues, to promote public education of medical knowledge, and to support or contribute to charitable and qualified exempt organizations consistent with its charitable purpose. 
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 www.astrazeneca-us.com/foundation

CancerCare helps individuals and families better cope with and manage the emotional and practical challenges arising from cancer. Our services — for patients, survivors, loved ones, caregivers, and the bereaved — include counseling and support groups, educational publications and workshops, and financial assistance.… more » www.cancercare.org

Men Against Breast Cancer (MABC), founded in 1999, is the first national non-profit to provide national support services to educate and empower men to be effective care givers, help men cope with the impact of a loved one’s breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, and target and mobilize men to be active participants in the fight to eradicate breast cancer as a life threatening disease. 
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www.menagainstbreastcancer.org

National Medical Association (NMA), established in 1895, is the largest and oldest professional, educational and scientific organization representing the interests of African American physicians and their patients. 
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www.nmanet.org

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of more than 35,000 registered nurses and other health care professionals committed to excellence in oncology nursing and to leading the transformation of cancer care by initiating and actively supporting educational, … more » www.ons.org

Prevent Cancer Foundation is a national nonprofit health organization whose mission is the prevention of cancer through scientific research and education. … more » www.preventcancer.org

Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is a global leader of the breast cancer movement, having invested more than $1.9 billion since inception in 1982. 
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 www.komen.org

Additional Resources

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS runs the Medicare program, Medicaid program, and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) … more »www.cms.gov

National Cancer Institute (NCI), based in Bethesda, MD, is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Federal government’s lead agency for cancer research and education. … more » www.cancer.gov

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