Breast Health

Our Track Record:

The NWHN’s work on breast health has helped decrease the incidence rate  of breast cancer cases nationwide. In 2012, the NWHN received the Grassroots Activism Award from the National Breast Cancer Coalition in recognition of our years-long campaign to educate women about the cancer risks associated with menopause hormone therapy, which led to the largest-ever drop in cancer rates. We were also one of the first organizations to call on the FDA to require studies on the safety of breast implants in the ‘90s, and continue to raise awareness today about Breast Implant Illness

What’s Next:

The Network will be broadening our breast health scope of influence by focusing on:  

Featured Resources:


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Breast Cancer Facts

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Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Are Changing

Executive Director Denise

As a Breast Cancer Survivor, I’ve Seen Firsthand How Early Detection and Clinical Trial Initiatives Save Lives

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Ep 010 A Breast Cancer Diagnosis at 31 – Abigail’s Story