One day. Hundreds of survivors. Endless connections. Registration is now open for the 2016 PBCC Conference October 10 in Harrisburg! Choose from a wide range of workshop topics, from the latest in treatment options to the benefits of yoga and nutrition. Nurses, social workers and radiologic technologists are eligible for 3 FREE Continuing Education hours. Click here to register today.
This activity has been submitted to PA State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. PA State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Did you know? Screening 3D mammograms are now free for women insured under Pennsylvania law. First Lady Frances Wolf made the
announcement at the PA Breast Cancer Coalition Conference on October 5, 2015. The ruling clarifies an existing law that the PBCC worked to pass in the 1990s. Screening 3D mammograms are also now free for women insured through Medicaid in PA. Want more info?
Do YOU have lymphedema? Are you insured by Medicare? Did you have to pay out-of-pocket for bandages, sleeves and compression garments? If so, tell us your story! YOU can bring about a real change for women across the country. We're working to pass the Lymphedema Treatment Act that would require coverage of those supplies for many patients.Share your story
Have you or a loved one recently been diagnosed with breast cancer? Order a FREE Friends Like Me Care Package from the PA Breast Cancer Coalition. The package contains educational publications, books and information, as well as some soft touches like a pink ribbon pin and donated gifts. This care package helps newly-diagnosed Pennsylvanians by providing educational information, inspiration and support at a time when they need it most.Click here to request a FREE care package
Join the PBCC and Sen. Bob Mensch in supporting Senate Bill 842 which requires insurance companies to cover additional screenings like ultrasounds or MRIs for women with dense breasts. Will you help us? Watch our video and find out how you can save lives. Watch the video!
Find an event in your area or learn how to host an event of your own and help support the PBCC!
As a grassroots, non-profit organization, we are always in need of creative, organized individuals who are interested in volunteering for the PBCC. There are many ways to get involved with the PBCC. Click on the this sign up form link to give us a little more information about yourself.