Breast -- Cancer
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Series: This is the largest series and its content documents the heart of the mission of the NWHN. It contains a wide variety of materials related to thirty-four projects and programs including files of endorsements by the Network for various causes, products and people. The word "project" is used loosely and in some cases refers to a number of separate efforts within one topic. There is additional related material throughout the records especially in SERIES III. COMMITTEES, SERIES V....
File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Photographs of the ENCOREplus program including national program, community association programs, and receptions for the Breast Cancer Awareness postage stamp. Photographed national program focus mainly on conferences, receptions and special events while community association photographs include art displays, leadership training, exercise programs, booths and displays, mobile mammography screening, post-mastectomy support groups, walks and races, and therapy. Art displays include images from...
Dates: circa 1970-1999
Overview Founded in 1993 by a group of Western Massachusetts women concerned about issues related to breast cancer, the Pioneer Valley Chapter was associated with the statewide organization, the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC), until 1996 and in 2000 re-organized as the Cancer Connection which is still serving the Pioneer Valley in 2019. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, newspaper articles, meeting minutes and agendas, membership lists and programming materials.
Dates: 1990 - 2004
Overview Non-profit women's health advocacy organization focusing on the diversity of women's experiences; advocating women's self-determination in all aspects of their reproductive and sexual health; establishing universal health care that meets the needs of diverse women; monitoring the actions of federal regulatory and funding agencies, industry, and health care professions; providing women with objective health information from a feminist viewpoint; and supporting grassroots action. The records...
Dates: 1963 - 2011