Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center

Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center

The Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center is located in the Women’s Center at Frederick Community College and provides information, resources, and referrals about early detection of breast cancer, conventional and alternative treatment, aftercare, and nutrition.  It also sponsors a support group for breast cancer survivors.

Anne-Lynn established the Resource Center in 2001 with the assistance of the Women’s Center and the FCC Foundation, Inc.  As a cancer survivor herself, she wanted to share what she had learned to help others in their quest for information.

For more information about the Center or hours of operation, call the Women’s Center at FCC, 301.846.2483.
“Women must be their own healthcare advocates. The Breast Cancer Resource Center is a safe haven for women and men to look at all their choices, whether conventional or alternative. Information is power when being proactive with the challenges of breast cancer diagnosis.” - Anne-Lynn Gross

Support Group


A breast cancer support group sponsored by the Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center meets the second Thursday of each month in the Student Center (H-102A) at 7:00 p.m. Breast cancer survivors, from newly diagnosed to long-term remission/survival, are encouraged to attend. Click here for additional support group information.

Scholarship Information

The FCC Foundation offers the Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center Scholarship each fall and spring to an FCC student who has been diagnosed with and treated for cancer. Funds raised over the years through donations and fundraising efforts have been designated to support this scholarship.

To be eligible, applicant must be a Frederick County resident who is currently in or has completed cancer treatment and is pursuing a minimum of three credits toward a degree or certificate, in good academic standing with financial need. Recipient is required to write a thank you letter to the donor. For information on how to apply, contact Adult Services at 301.846.2483.
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