AltaMed Foundation connects people and organizations who want to make substantial change in our community with an organization that has been fighting for a stronger community since 1969. We are on this mission together.

“After my breast cancer diagnosis, my main concern was that I didn’t have insurance. My AltaMed Care Coordinator helped me enroll in insurance to my surgeries, treatment and follow-up care would all be covered while I successfully fought breast cancer.”

– Sonia, Breast Cancer Patient and Survivor –


1 in 8 US women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. If detected early, the survival rate is as high as 98%, compared to 27% if detected at a later stage.