National Breast Cancer Coalition

Senate DOD BCRP Letter Extended to April 9th

Deadline for Signing the Senate DOD BCRP Letter
Extended to Monday, April 9th 

There is still time to get signatures on the Senate “Dear Colleague in support of the Department of Defense (DOD) peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)! The new deadline for signing is COB Monday, April 9th. Please contact your Senators and urge them to sign the letter today!

We have 18 Senators who have signed to date (last year we had 22 Senators who signed in support of the program). If your Senator(s) is not on the list, please contact them and ask them to sign on this year. 

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 Cochran and Ranking Member Durbin calling for $150 million for the DOD peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program for FY 2019. 

If your Senator(s) agrees to sign the letter, her/his staff should email Francesca Longo ( 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.

Thank you for taking action today!