Avon Safety Net Program: Access to Diagnostics and Care - The Avon Foundation Safety Net Program supports regional and community hospitals to enable medically underserved women to access post-screening diagnostics and care.
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP): CDC's NBCCEDP provides access to breast and cervical cancer screening services to underserved women all 50 states, the District of Columbia, five U.S. territories, and 12 tribes. Avon BHOP grantees conduct outreach and education to link women with free or low-cost screening services offered through their local CDC-funded breast and cervical programs.
American Cancer Society (ACS): The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities. With millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.
Breast Cancer Start Up Challenge: Avon Foundation for Women, NIH, and The Center for Advancing Innovation are proud to launch the start-up challenge to advance breast cancer biomedical inventions; student and entrepreneur mentor teams to develop strategic business plan and launch biotech start-up.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS): The mission of NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of disease.
Chicago Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force: The organization consists of a group of dedicated community leaders, advocates, and professionals concerned with the widening disparity in breast cancer mortality in Chicago. They organized at the Breast Cancer Summit: A Call to Action in March 2007 with the goal of writing a report outlining specific actions and public policy recommendations to address breast cancer disparities and improve breast cancer care for all women across Metropolitan Chicago.