Jane Reese-Coulbourne, 63, a cancer patient advocate who moved into industry and science policy roles died of cancer on April 23, 2018.

Reese-Coulbourne was being treated at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.

Reese-Coulbourne, a chemical engineer and a business consultant, was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer in her thirties. While being treated on protocol at NCI, she took part in forming the National Breast Cancer Coalition and its effort to gather 2.5 million signatures on a petition for a National Action Plan on Breast Cancer.