National Breast Cancer Coalition

Contact your Senators to Sign the DOD BCRP Letter

Contact Your Senators to Sign the

 Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Letter Today!

It is time to get signatures on this year’s Senate letter in support of funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP). The deadline for your Senators to sign is Monday, April 1st. Our grassroots supporters must take action to urge their Senators to sign the letter! 

Contact your Senators and ask them to sign the DOD Breast Cancer Research Program letterThis is the list of who signed last year; if your Senator(s) are on the list, thank them and ask them to sign again. If your Senator(s) are not on the list, ask them to sign on this year. They have all received the letter asking them to sign on from Senator Kristen E. Gillibrand (D-NY) but they must hear from you and your network!

Your message to your Senators is:
I urge you to show your support for ending breast cancer by signing the letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Shelby and Ranking Member Durbin calling for $150 million for the DOD peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program for FY 2020.

If your Senator(s) agrees to sign the letter, her/his staff should email Jasmin Palomares ( in Senator Gillibrand's office to make it happen. 

Also email us at NBCC and let us know that your Senator(s) has agreed to sign the letter or if you have any questions.