Breast Cancer Legal Advocacy Initiative
The American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Women in the Profession
provides information on state legislation and on legal action and assistance - including pro bono services.
Connecticut Breast Cancer Coalition State Legislative Advocacy
For Connecticut voters - there are sections that introduce you to your government officials, tell you how they voted on Breast cancer related legislation and keep you updated with local initiatives.
the European Breast Cancer Coalition, is an independent, non-profit organisation whose members are affiliated groups from countries throughout Europe.
Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition
Involved with state level advocacy and, in concert with NBCC, influences federal legislation.
Legislative Action Center
Allows you to search for your reps, write an email on the spot, get updates on current legislation. Easy advocacy - get involved!
National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) Public Policy Activities
Grass roots advocacy in action, with breaking news, legislative activities and advocacy training.
Patient Advocate Foundation
US organization focused on advocating for improved insurance and patient services. Write Your Legislator section has contact info and a sample letter to get you started.
The Breast Cancer Fund
This organization is aimed at breast cancer advocacy at the US Federal level and in California and Washington State. Good general resources for actions aimed at influencing ongoing legislation on breast cancer and environmental initiatives.
The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
This peer review
journal is published by the Society of Surgical Oncology. All types of cancer
surgery are included. Access to the index and abstracts are available for free. Subscription required for full text. The sample issue can be viewed in full online.
Women's Environment and Development Organization
This organization is not specifically aimed at breast cancer advocacy. It is a global group trying to involve women in leadership roles in society.
Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization - Advocacy
Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization closely monitors US federal breast cancer legislation, and works with patient advocacy groups to give you the tools to help affect legislation and policy decisions.