CBCRP is the largest state-funded breast cancer research effort in the nation and is administered by the Research Grants Program Office within the University of California Office of the President. CBCRP is funded through the tobacco tax, voluntary tax contributions on personal California income tax forms and individual donations.
We fund California investigators to solve questions in basic breast cancer biology, causes and prevention of breast cancer, innovative treatments, and ways to live well following a breast cancer diagnosis.
We involve advocates and scientists in every aspect of CBCRP decision-making, including program planning and grant application review.
Since 1994, we’ve awarded over $262 million in research funds to institutions across California.
Ninety-five percent of our revenue goes directly to funding research and education efforts.
California Breast Cancer Research Program University of California, Office of the President 300 Lakeside Drive, 6th Floor Oakland, CA 94612-3550
Breast Cancer Connections supports people touched by breast or ovarian cancer by providing community resources for information every step of the way. BCC’s unique Gabriella Patser program is one of the few agencies in the country providing diagnostic and support services for women 40 and under.
California Health Collaborative is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the quality of life and health of people of California. The organization implements an array of health promotion and disease prevention programs, public health surveillance systems, and a variety of capacity-building and networking activities.
An English-Spanish bilingual Care Coordinator provides Project participants with emotional support, linkages to and coordination with a variety of financial and supportive services, guidance in securing coverage for treatment, and educational materials. Find other offices in Oakland, Chico, Merced and Sacramento.
The BCCTP provides cancer treatment and services for eligible low-income California residents who are screened by Cancer Detection Program: Every Woman Counts (CDP:EWC) or Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment (Family PACT) program and found to be in need of treatment for breast and/or cervical cancer.
Cancer Support Community provides comprehensive integrative care — including counseling, support groups, nutrition, exercise and patient education programs — for people with cancer and their families or caregivers. Our services enable cancer patients to partner with their treatment team to manage their treatment and recovery most effectively, increase their chances for survival, reduce their chances of recurrence, and provide for the highest possible quality of life.
We never turn anyone away, and all of our services are always provided free of charge in order to be readily accessible to people facing cancer in their time of need.
We are the leading center for referrals for children in the western United States for diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of childhood cancers and blood diseases. We apply the newest treatments to help each and every child overcome his or her condition and live a happy, healthy and productive life. This hospital provides information on Clinical Trials.
Círculo de Vida provides an invaluable and unparalleled service to Latinos living with cancer and their loved ones, most of them immigrants, low-income, and without health insurance as they navigate an illness and an increasingly complex medical system. Círculo’s experienced staff help translate for the patient and physician at the time of diagnosis, offer in-hospital and in-home support during surgery and treatment, provide a wide range of Spanish-language support groups for the patients and their children, as well as case management, resource referrals and in-home support for the terminally ill.
We provide family-centered care that addresses the emotional, practical and financial struggles for families of children and teens during treatment, families experiencing anticipatory grief and those who are bereaved.
We envision a community where every child with a serious or life-threatening condition has a strong, supported and informed family empowered to fully participate in their care. We strive to inspire compassionate action within local communities to create a safety net of support for the unique needs of each child and family.
Since 1998, we have served more than 570 families who have heard the devastating words, “Your child has cancer.” Through the years we have celebrated remission for hundreds of children, and have grieved with families at the loss of a precious child.
Through it all, we remain steadfast in our mission; our reason for existence, an unwavering dedication to providing support to parents and families of children with cancer in Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito and South Santa Clara Counties.
We are a community based organization that works to reduce economic, language and cultural barriers to quality health care including, breast cancer screening, follow-up diagnostic and treatment services if needed for low-income, uninsured women with a focus on our Latina community, including immigrant and elderly women living in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The mission of the Latina Breast Cancer Agency (LBCA) is to facilitate access to simple, practical information, education, health care, resources and provide emotional support for Latinas who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital has over 650 physicians and 4750 staff support and volunteers. It is a world-class, non-profit hospital devoted entirely to the care of babies, children, adolescents and expectant mothers. The Family-Centered Care program takes a team approach to every child and expectant mother’s care.
The Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) is one of the largest patient-driven philanthropies nationwide devoted exclusively to eradicating lung cancer through research, awareness, education, early detection and treatment.
The California Chronic Care Coalition (CCCC) launched this website as a resource to Californians who have been denied coverage, experienced delays or are dissatisfied by the decisions made by their health plan.
Providence Southern California has built a broad range of community benefit programs serving the elderly, the uninsured, our immigrants, school children and those with mental illnesses.
The Latino Health Promoters Program was started in 1993 and serves communities with high concentration of Latinos. The goal of the Program is to educate dedicated community volunteers on different health topics and support them in their effort to keep fellow community members healthy through screenings and health information.
The Women’s Health Resource Center provides women a location to obtain current health information and resources for health and well- being through classes, individual health consultations and support groups. The center provides supportive care for women with cancer, women in mid-life and beyond.
The community health care network offers mammography at Clovis Community and Community Regional medical centers. The Marjorie E. Radin Breast Care Center at Clovis offers a one-of-a -kind program to women who face a potential breast health issue. The services include essential specialists in imaging diagnostics, surgery, pathology, cancer care, nutrition and emotional support.
Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center delivers culturally and linguistically appropriate services to residents of southern Alameda County. The center believes in holistic view and more than a prescription to promote good health. Vaquez Health Center offers programs and services from primary care, youth health services, dental, WIC, education family support, behavioral and mental health.
Women’s Cancer Resource Center provides direct services to women with cancer and advocate for changes in the health care system. WCRC has an array of services designed to help cope with the physical and emotional changed caused by treatment, the disease, and the challenges of caring for someone with cancer.
5741 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, CA 94609 Helpline: 510.420.7900: Monday through Thursday, 10 AM to 5 PM. Business Line/Staff: 510.601.4040 Toll Free: 888.421.7900 Español: 510.350.1315 Fax Number: 510.601.4045
To create an inclusive health care system that provides services to the underserved Latino population around issues of breast and other cancers.
Latinas Contra Cancer is raising awareness about cancer in the Latino community, increasing access to quality care, working to decrease mortality and improving the quality of the health care experience.