After eight years serving as separate coalitions, the Essex and Passaic County Cancer Coalitions have united to form the new regional two-county Essex-Passaic Wellness Coalition, effective July 1, 2012, with an enhanced mission and combined meetings.
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To eradicate cancer as a life threatening disease in our community by facilitating healing according to the example of Christ as taught in the gospel: to foster the values of love compassion, justice, and reverence for life and to support services which improve or maintain quality of life.
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About the program:
In The Pink Cancer Early Detection and Education Program promotes healthy behavior in the underserved population in the greater Newark Area. In The Pink has a primary objective: to increase the proportion of age-appropriate men and women who are screened for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer by:
In The Pink was established in 1999 with funds from the Susan G. Komen foundation North Jersey Affiliate. In 2001 the Avon Breast Care FundŽ became a partner in support of the program.
In The Pink has: