From Symptoms to Survivorship: Connecting & Empowering Virginians since 1991
EXPAND ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE
After 5+ years of advocacy, successfully advocated for the state’s 2018 Medicaid Expansion, allowing 400,000 Virginians access to preventive cancer screening and treatment regardless of their economic status.
FREE BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION
Over 20+ years, supporting updated breast cancer educational materials and resources in Virginia’s local libraries accessible to more than 8.5 million Virginians.
ADVOCATE FOR RESEARCH FUNDING
Since 1995, Virginia research institutions have received more than $37 million in funding from the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program – VBCF’s priority advocacy research focus.
Did you know?
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women,
30% of all new cancer diagnoses in women will be breast cancer in 2021.
7,410 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.
In the United States
Over 3.5 million women are living with a history of breast cancer.
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