BREAST CANCER AFFECTS WOMEN AND MEN WHO HAVESERVED IN OUR MILITARY AND NEED VACCINE RESEARCH. OUR MISSION: We are dedicated to the education, prevention and treatment of breast cancer in US Veterans and research for a vaccine. Programs include education, grants for screening, mammography, surgery, chemotherapy and follow up care not covered by the VA. Our National Headquarters is located at 1613 E. Livingston St., Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32803; please call us with any questions you may have at 407 376-7000. Our Board of Directors, multi-state advisory council and non-profit corporation name are Help The Vetswith a federal tax ID. We are registered with all 38 states which require registration as a charity. We are registered with the Secretary of State as Vets Fighting Breast Cancer,American Disabled Veterans Foundation and Veterans Emergency Blood Bank under the laws of the State of Florida. This year we sponsor the Orlando Marathon and several of our board members also serve on the board of Breast Cancer Foundation Outreach, Inc. President and Director is Neil G. Paulson, Sr., J.D. Thanks, and NEVER GIVE UP HOPE!
Cancer diagnostic data from the military’s cancer database compared with that of the National Cancer Database, reveals that between 1994 and 2004, incidents of cancer among every 100,000 white women was 36.4 for military personnel and 30.6 among civilian women. Among black women, diagnoses were 45.8 for military versus 33.4 per 100,000 for civilian.