Welcome to Partners for Breast Cancer Care
Our mission is to save lives and reduce suffering from breast cancer through improved early detection, education, and access to healthcare.
Partners for Breast Cancer Care, Inc. is a unique organization that is dedicated to serving our community's women and men who desperately need our help. We fund breast screening and diagnostic testing for underserved Lee County women and men at no cost to them. Our clients are carefully screened for qualification. We have experienced an increase in the number of people needing our services in the past few years while funding has become increasingly more difficult to secure. We are a “one-of-a-kind" organization offering no-cost breast health care to Lee County residents, many of whom have nowhere else to turn for assistance.
Partners for Breast Cancer Care, Inc. is the only non-profit organization in Lee County that provides no-cost breast screening and diagnostic testing to low-income, uninsured women and men of any age. Since 2006 we have helped 8,292 residents and provided nearly 14,000 breast care procedures at no cost to our clients. During this time we have expended $1,688,194. Our services fund mammograms, ultrasounds, stereotactic, ultrasound-guided and MRI guided biopsies, surgical consultations, breast MRI and excisional breast biopsy. In the past 8.5 years we have diagnosed 1 man and 116 women with breast cancer.
Largest Human Pink Ribbon Event
Save the date for PfBCC's attempt to set the Largest Human Pink Ribbon in the United States at Jet Blue Park, October 29th.
A big thank you to D&D Air Conditioning and Heating
Listen to a short interview with Stan Ellis of D&D Air Conditioning and also with Janet Darnell talking about D&D's comittment to making lives easier for those going through treatment for breast cancer.
For more information follow this link to the D&D Air Conditioning and Heating story in the Fort Myers New Press
Kris Thompson, an instructor at Around the Clock Fitness Center has put together a group called the "ATC Spinners are Winners in the Fight Against Breast Cancer" that will be raising funds for Partners for Breast Cancer during the month of October. La Playa resort is one of the companies that is contributing to their cause.
From Our Hearts, Inc. awarded PfBCC a grant in the amount of $50,000 to fund breast screening and diagnostic testing for underserved women and men in Pine Island, Bokeelia and Matlacha. We are extremely grateful for the generosity in these communities.
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