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  • Northern Ohio Breast Cancer Coalition Fund Northern Ohio Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

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(41.3196,-81.6267)
 

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Mission Statement

the Northern Ohio Breast Cancer Coalition Fund will work to inform, train and direct breast cancer patients and concerned others in knowledgeable and effective patient and research advocacy efforts at all levels. We recognize that the process of curing and eradicating breast cancer involves access to quality health care, patient education and support, improved funding for research as well as consumer awareness. We have an education and advocacy network in the northern Ohio area and work to educate and assist women living with breast cancer to achieve the following goals: - To promote research through increased funding, improved research and recruitment and training of scientists - To improve access to high-quality screening, diagnosis, treatment and care for all women, particularly the underserved and uninsured, through change in the regulation and delivery of breast health care - To facilitate the involvement and influence of those living with breast cancer in the northern Ohio area in improving access to quality health care, as well as involvement in aspects of clinical trial design, including access to clinical trials

Description

NOBCCF is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, tax exempt corporation that: - engages in charitable activities and helps provide information and support services for breast cancer survivors - provides public advocacy and education programs, such as its annual Breast Cancer Research Symposium and guest lecture programs - provides scholarships to breast cancer survivors to facilitate their participation in advocacy and review of breast cancer research, such as ProjectLEAD and NBCC's Annual Conference. NOBCC is a 501 c 4 component of NOBCCF. It works to educated elected officials about issues involving breast cancer and works to pass legislation for funding of breast cancer research as well as other legislative issues supporting NOBCCF's mission.

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http://www.nobcc.org

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