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To learn more about SPOKES and submit an application, visit our Partner Program page.

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Supportive Partnerships Offer Knowledge, Effort, and Synergy (SPOKES)

SPOKESFORCE values working in partnership with other nonprofit groups toward mutual goals. These partnerships can help us all achieve our goals sooner.

We created the SPOKES partner program to help bring together nonprofit groups in the breast and ovarian cancer community and to strengthen the ties between us.


bright pink logoBe Brilliant. Be Bold. Be Bright Pink. Bright Pink believes in the beauty and strength of women. It exists to enlighten and empower high risk individuals to take control of their breast and ovarian health by providing education, support and a sense of community for a better, brighter future.

Visit Bright Pink


lynch syndromeCCARE Lynch Syndrome - Leading the fight against Lynch syndrome through education, advocacy and research.

Lynch syndrome is the second most common genetic cause of ovarian cancer, and the most common genetic cause of uterine and colon cancers.  Our national non-profit is dedicated to saving lives by increasing Lynch syndrome awareness among health care professionals and the general public.

Visit CCARE Lynch Syndrome


cancer legal resourceThe Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a national, joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School Los Angeles. The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer. A cancer diagnosis may carry with it a variety of legal issues, including insurance coverage, employment and taking time off work, access to health care and government benefits, and estate planning.

The CLRC has a national, toll-free Telephone Assistance Line (866-THE-CLRC) where callers can receive free and confidential information about relevant laws and resources for their particular situation. Members of the CLRC's Professional Panel of attorneys, insurance agents, and accountants can provide more in-depth information and counsel to CLRC callers.

Visit Cancer Legal Resource Center


cancer-wellnessThe mission of the Cancer Support Community is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

Visit Cancer Support Community


ferrelogoFerre Institute promotes the health of individuals and families by providing information and education about genetics, infertility, environmental exposures, and family history; and integrating advances in these areas into personal health management.

Ferre Institute has created a resource for individuals who have undergone testing for two of the genes that cause the majority of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, BRCA1 and BRCA2, and have tested negative or have been found to have a variant. 

Visit Ferre Institute


Genetic Alliance

Genetic Alliance is the world’s leading nonprofit health advocacy organization committed to transforming health through genetics and promoting an environment of openness centered on the health of individuals, families, and communities.  Genetic Alliance’s network includes more than 1,000 disease-specific advocacy organizations, as well as thousands of universities, private companies, government agencies, and public policy organizations. The network is a dynamic and growing open space for shared resources, creative tools, and innovative programs.

Genetic Alliance improves health through the authentic engagement of communities and individuals. We employ innovation through novel partnerships, connected consumers, and smart services.

Visit Genetic Alliance


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Offering insight and education on male breast cancer, HIS Breast Cancer is here to help educate and bring awareness that breast cancer is not something experienced exclusively by women. Whether you have been recently diagnosed, have a family history of breast cancer, have been tested genetically, or just want to take precautionary methods for a healthier life, HIS Breast Cancer Awareness is here for you.

 

Visit HIS Breast Cancer


The Lynne Cohen Foundation

The Lynne Cohen Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting ovarian cancer through research and preventive care.

Established in 1998 by Lynne Cohen's three daughters, the mission of the Lynne Cohen Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research is to support and enable collaborative, multi-institutional research combating ovarian cancer through prevention and early detection.A network of preventive care clinics for women at increase risk for ovarian and breast cancer, a consortium of physician scientists from prestigious cancer centers around the country, and a national data registry of high-risk patients from diverse communities comprise the core of our direct efforts. From this multi-institutional platform, we seek to increase survival rates and improve quality of life for women and families affected by ovarian cancer.

Visit The Lynne Cohen Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research


nsgc logoThe National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) advances the various roles of genetic counselors in health care by fostering education, research, and public policy to ensure the availability of quality genetic services. NSGC’s Familial Cancer Risk Genetic Counseling Special Interest Group promotes communication between providers and affiliates of cancer genetic counseling services.

Visit NSGC


ocna-jpegThe Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is the foremost advocate for women with ovarian cancer in the United States. To advance the interests of women with ovarian cancer, the Alliance advocates at a national level for increases in research funding for the development of an early detection test, improved health care practices, and life-saving treatment protocols. The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance educates healthcare professionals and raises public awareness of the risks, signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer.

Visit Ovarian Cancer National Alliance


sharsheretSharsheret, Hebrew for “chain,” is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer. Our mission is to offer a community of support to women diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources.

Visit Sharsheret


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The mission of the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation is to raise awareness of triple negative breast cancer and to support scientists and researchers in their effort to determine the definitive causes of triple negative breast cancer, so that effective detection, diagnosis, prevention and treatment can be pursued and achieved.

Visit Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation


Young Survival CoalitionYSC is the premier international organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer. YSC works with survivors, caregivers, and the medical, research, advocacy and legislative communities to increase the quality and quantity of life for women diagnosed with breast cancer ages 40 and under. YSC provides resources, education and support so that young women are informed, empowered and hopeful.

Visit Young Survival Coalition


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