How We Help

You Are Not Alone

The PA Breast Cancer Coalition is a resource for YOU. Whether you need help navigating your way through an insurance maze, a free mammogram, information on Pennsylvania free breast cancer treatment program, a Friends Like Me care package or simply someone to listen to your concerns, we’re here. You are not alone.

Every day, the PBCC advocates for women one-on-one. If you or someone you know is having difficulty accessing medical services or has questions about insurance coverage related to breast cancer, we are here to help.

Friends Like Me Care Packages

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with breast cancer? The PA Breast Cancer Coalition sends FREE Friends Like Me care packages to Pennsylvania women within the first six months of their breast cancer diagnosis. Each box is customized with resources and small gifts to address the needs of each recipient.
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The PBCC is the source of action and information for women in Pennsylvania with breast cancer. Through our annual Conference, outreach and educational programs, our patient resources and our Research Grants Initiative, we are here to support both the newly-diagnosed and the long-term survivor.
Our Programs

Patient Advocacy

The PBCC finds free mammograms for uninsured women, navigates survivors through the maze of insurance regulations and employment issues, directs appeals to insurers and intervenes on the patients’ behalf. We want women to concentrate on healing while we take care of the rest.
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Legislative Advocacy

Take action. Save lives. The PA Breast Cancer Coalition continues to fight for the women and families of Pennsylvania. Together with our state's dedicated lawmakers, the PBCC's efforts are behind many groundbreaking pieces of legislation in Pennsylvania.
Legislative Advocacy

Our History