Mission Statement
We are dedicated to making a positive difference in the health of Maine people through:
  • Service through financial support for underserved people with breast health or breast cancer needs. Click here for information or to download a Support Service Fund Application.
  • Advocacy for breast cancer research and legislation
  • Education to promote knowledge about breast cancer and quality care. Click here for breast cancer or breast health resources.


Eat, Drink, and Raise Money for the Support Service Fund!
The Greater Bangor Women's Ski and Snowboard Club has been a loyal and generous donor to the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition for many years. The ski club organizes many different fundraising activities throughout the season. 

This year they will be hosting two UNO's Dough Raisers to benefit MBCC's Support Service Fund. Come satisfy your pizzaria craving at the Bangor UNO's on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 or Wednesday, January 7, 2015, and up to 20% of your check will go to this worthwhile cause.

Take out or eat in! One great option for those who work in Bangor is to put together an office lunch order.

To participate, you must present an official UNO's Dough Raiser Ticket at the time of payment - click here for a printable ticket.

UNO is located at 725 Stillwater Avenue, across from Bangor Mall.
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Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation Health of Women Study
The Health Of Women (HOW) Study is a first-of-its-kind international online study for women and men with and without a history of breast cancer.

The Study is being conducted at the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, in collaboration with City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center.

What is the Health of Women Study?

From the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation website:

"The majority of women who get breast cancer have none of the known clinical risk factors. This means we don’t know what causes breast cancer or how to prevent it.

The HOW Study is a first-of-its-kind international online study for women and men with and without a history of breast cancer. We will collect information about your health, your job, your diet, and your family history, among other topics that can help us get a better understanding of breast cancer and its potential causes. 

The HOW Study will track hundreds of thousands of women (and men) over time to learn what causes breast cancer, and how to prevent it. HOW will also study long-term breast cancer survivors in order to get a better understanding of how they are beating the odds. This is the first time a study of this size and magnitude is collecting data entirely online. We are excited by this approach because it will allow us to ask every question any of us (including you) ever wanted answered. We believe this is the first study that will allow the participants to submit questions they want studied, and we are eager to hear what you want us to do!

Once you sign up to become a member of the HOW Study, you will receive periodic questionnaires that will ask questions about different health and exposure topics. Each new questionnaire will be released in a "Call to Action" email and will address a specific topic, such as reproductive health, cancer history (for those with breast cancer), environmental exposures, and much, much more. Each questionnaire should take about 60-90 minutes to fill out, and you will get a new one every three to four months.

This is a partnership, and we need you for the long haul. The more questionnaires you fill out, the more information we will have that can help us have a better understanding of why women get breast cancer."

Click here to join the HOW Study or find out more.

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Join Us
We need your help!
Show your support and join us in our efforts. Annual memberships supply critical funding for our volunteer-based non-profit organization’s general operating costs and make it possible for us to continue our important work. Memberships are available in various levels for both individuals and businesses.

Click here to join online.

In addition to annual membership, please consider becoming involved as an active volunteer. We welcome your participation in our ongoing committees at a level that is most comfortable for you.

Contact us to find out more. 

Click here to download and print our membership/donation form if you wish to mail a check for your membership. 

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Receive the MBCC Newsletter Electronically
You can now sign up online to receive our electronic newsletter. Simply fill out the form and submit it. We'll send new issues to you as they are published.
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