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Beverly Canin has been a patient advocate since her diagnosis of breast cancer in 2000. Among many activities, she serves on the Board of Directors of Breast Cancer Action - a national organization dedicated to achieving health justice for all women at risk of and living with breast cancer - and was a member of the NIEHS-NCI Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee, which produced the report "Prioritizing Prevention". She is a long-standing officer of the Board of Directors of Breast Cancer Options, a grass-roots breast cancer support, education and advocacy organization in the Hudson Valley, New York. She has served on numerous breast cancer research peer review panels for the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (DoDBCRP), the California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP) and the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester Research Program (BCCRRP). She currently collaborates as patient advocate on cancer research projects at institutions in New York State, California and Massachusetts. She has presented at the AP16 and AP17 conferences and has been faculty presenter three times at the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO) Annual Meeting.