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Fox Guarding the Henhouse? Medical Device Industry & FDA Team Up to Author 21st Century Cures Act

Caitlin-Carmody-2015 small FDA and the largest medical device lobbying group worked together to develop proposed legislative language for most of the medical device... Read more
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SABCS 2015: Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Carboplatin for All? Androgen Therapy for Some?

Karuna-Jaggar-2015 small Triple negative breast cancers are defined by the lack of targeted therapy available for women with this type of breast cancer. Read more
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SABCS 2015: Comparing Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: Survival, Complications and Cost

Karuna-Jaggar-2015 small I’ve lost count of how many doctors and researchers in the last two days have expressed alarm at the fact that mastectomies are on the... Read more
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SABCS 2015: The Benefits of Less Treatment, Not More

Karuna-Jaggar-2015 small Throughout the first full day of SABCS, the theme was that for patients, less is often more when it comes to treatment. Read more
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SABCS 2015: Critical Decision-Making in Radiation Therapy

Karuna-Jaggar-2015 small The main factor in predicting local recurrence is the biologic subtype of the tumor. Read more
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Bad News & Good News

BCAction donate button 2014 Please make your year-end donation today to support our bold work for women’s health. Read more
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Meet Shazia Manji

Shazia Manji 300 px photo Tell me a little bit about yourself. I am the Membership & Communications Coordinator for Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los... Read more
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Our Testimony to the EPA’s Scientific Advisory Board on Its Assessment of Fracking’s Impacts on Drinking Water

Karuna-Jaggar-2015 small "The burden of proof concerning fracking’s safety must not come at the expense of women living with and at risk of breast cancer." Read more
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#GivingTuesday Results – Thank You!

thank you 2015 Thank you so much to everyone who helped us meet our #GivingTuesday fundraising goal yesterday! Read more
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#GivingTuesday – Your Donation Will Be Doubled!

Giving Tuesday 2015 A generous BCAction member will match every dollar you donate before midnight on #GivingTuesday. Read more
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