While receiving treatment for hormone receptor positive breast cancer in December 2013, Ms. Albany noticed there was a disconnect regarding the outcomes of underrepresented communities. To be part of the solution, Ms. Albany became a Young Women’s Advocate via Living Beyond Breast Cancer in September 2015. Ms. Albany has and continues to work with numerous advocacy organizations, including The Chrysalis Initiative, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, and Unite for Her to name a few.
Ms. Albany also served as a panelist for the Drug Information Association (DIA) and Physicians’ Education Resource, LLC (PER) at the Miami Breast Cancer Conference. Ms. Albany currently serves as a patient advocate (research advocate-breast committee) for SWOG Cancer Research Network and as a member of the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center (MRCT) of Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Member of the Clinical Research Glossary Work Group. Ms. Albany is the Founder/CEO of Cancer In The Know, focusing on the impact disparities have in the Black/African American community and is a contributing author of Bruised, Broken & Blessed.