The Northern California Family Registry for Breast Cancer was initiated at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California in 1995 and is one of six international registries collaborating in the Breast Cancer Family Registry (Breast CFR) funded by the National Cancer Institute.
The six Breast CFR sites are located at the following institutions:
Together, the six family registries have enrolled over 13,000 breast cancer families since 1995. More than 3,700 families from the entire San Francisco Bay Area are participating in the Northern California Family Registry for Breast Cancer.The Breast CFR’s guiding aim is to answer important questions about the causes of breast cancer that can be translated into the development of better ways to prevent and treat this disease. This crucial work would not be possible without the help of our participants.