Welcome to the Breast Cancer Alliance!

The mission of the Breast Cancer Alliance is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure.  To promote these goals, we invest in innovative research, breast surgery fellowships, regional education, dignified support and screening for the underserved.


Join family, friends and neighbors on Sunday, April 26, 2015 for the 10th Annual Walk for HopeIMG_2153 (2).

This is a one-mile walk down Greenwich Avenue, beginning and ending at Richards of Greenwich, 359 Greenwich Avenue.

We will honor and remember loved ones, friends and colleagues who have faced breast cancer head on, and raise money to help BCA do its part to eradicate this disease.

To register online today, as an individual, family or team, click here

Co-Chairs: Caroline Brecker, Liz Bruce, Lisa Fleming, Mary Jeffery and Courtney Olsen

Grand Marshal: Eddie Calle, Zumba Instructoreddie calle 1

10:30am Check-In and Walk-In Registration, Wellness Fair and Complimentary Breakfast courtesy of Z Restaurant Group and PepsiCo

11:00am Walk!

Sponsors To Date:

Platinum Omnicom; Gold Fleet Feet, Greenwich Hospital, PepsiCo; Bronze Hat Attack/Buji Baja, The Mifflin Family, Northeast Medical Group, Z Restaurant Group; Diamond The Genovese Family/Baywater Properties Titanium Bill and Fran Deutsch; Silver Becker Salon, White Plains Hospital, Williams and Company; Crystal Gells, and Insurance

Wellness Fair Participants To Date:

Beautycounter, Becker Salon, Be Shri Yoga, Equinox Greenwich, Fleet Feet, Juice Press, McArdles, Pure Barre, Stamford Mobile Wellness, Tropical Smoothies, Wendy Lee Fitness and Williams & Company.

If you enjoy lunch on the 26th at Mediterraneo or Terra after the walk, you will receive 10% off your bill and 10% will be donated to the BCA.  Yogurt City will also donate 10% of your purchase to BCA.


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2015 Site Visits

Each year, in accordance with our commitment to due diligence, we visit each of the institutions to whom we provide a grant allocation.  Dates for each of these visits are posted below, and new ones will be added as they become available.  If you would like to attend any of these visits, please email yonni@breastcanceralliance.org to reserve your spot.

We are thrilled to announce that Breast Cancer Alliance awarded nearly $1.6M in grants for 2015

May 8 at 9:30am

Open Door, White Plains, NY

May 11 at 10am

Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, CT

Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

May 20 at 11am

Donald Engelman, PhD, “Chemotherapeutic Delivery Targeted to the Acidic Microenvironment of Breast Tumors,” Yale/New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

May 27 at 3pm

Edward Gunther, MD, “Interclonal Cooperation in Models of Hormone-Dependent Breast Cancer, ” Penn State College of Medicine

May 28 at 11am

Chi Dang, MD, PhD and Lin Zhang, MD,  “Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in Breast Cancer,” University of Pennsylvania

June 1 at 10:30am

Rachelle Leong, MD, Mt. Sinai Beth Israel

June 8 at 12pm

Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT

June 9  at TBD

Hanna Irie, MD, PhD and Elisa Port, MD, “Patient-Derived Tumor Xenograft (PDX) Models as a Predictive Tool for Cytoxic Treatment Response and Therapeutic Resistance for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC)” and Ming Ming Zhou, PhD, “New Targeted Epigenetic Therapy for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC),” Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

June 11 at 11am

Rebecca Fishman, MD, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey 

June 16 at 9:30am

Gilda’s Club, White Plains, NY

June 17 at 11am

White Plains Hospital, White Plains, NY

June 19 at 10:30am

Joseph John Weber, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 

June 23 at 10am

Ann’s Place, Danbury, CT

Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT

July 16 at 11am

Gail Sonnenshein, PhD, “ADAM8 – A Driver of Metastasis, is a Validated New Target for Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC),” Tufts University School of  Medicine    

September 9 at 11am     

Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center and The Witness Project, Fairfield, CT         


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