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. 

Please mark your calendars for these upcoming events ~ Details to follow:

September 9: Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Fall Collection Launch and Book Signing with author, Jane Schwartzberg

October 1: Go For Pink!

October 22: 20th Annual Benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show

November 17-18: Holiday Boutique

 

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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


July 15 at 1pm

Follow-up visit with past grantees at Whitehead Institute

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  (preceded by a 10am follow-up visit with past grantee, Dr. Daniel Stover)

July 17 at 10am

Follow-up visit with past grantees at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

September 9 at 12pm     

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

November 5 at 12pm

Lee Zou, PhD, “Targeting the DNA Repair Addiction of the APOBEC3B-Overexpressing Breast Cancer,” Massachusetts General Hospital

November 6 at 10am

Michael Lee, PhD, “Micro-Environmental Regulation of Network State and Drug Sensitivity in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer,” University of Massachusetts Medical School

November 10 at 11am

Jason Herschkowitz, PhD, “Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) Functional Determinants of DCIS with Invasive Potentiality,” State University of New York at Albany

December 2 at 10am

Alberto Ciccia, PhD, “Exploiting DNA Replication Defects,” Columbia University Medical Center

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