Celebrating 25 Years

In 1989, Sally Savitz, acupuncturist and homeopath, assembled a dedicated group of health care providers and women with cancer with the mission to provide complementary integrative medicine, free of charge to underserved, low-income women with cancer. They specifically wanted to treat women because of the particular social, economic, and political inequalities women face in our society and healthcare system.

After two years of fundraising, securing a license as a California free clinic, attaining 501(c)(3) non-profit status and hiring the first staff member, CMC officially opened on November 23, 1991.

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