Breast Cancer Action in the News

Breast Cancer Action is a nationally recognized voice for putting patients before profits, regulating cancer-causing toxins, and eliminating health inequities. Our campaigns and advocacy work have received extensive media coverage. We’ve included media highlights from June 23, 2017 – November 16, 2017 below.

Crooked Conversations (podcast): When Did Breast Cancer Awareness Become A Business? (November 1, 2017)

Huffington Post (op-ed): Why We’re Not Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of The Pink Ribbon (October 30, 2017)

Philadelphia Inquirer: U.S. Mint unveils a pink-hued gold coin to benefit breast cancer cause (October 23, 2017)

NPR: Many Breast Cancer Patients Receive More Radiation Therapy Than Needed (October 21, 2017)

The Daily Dot: Black women are dying from breast cancer—here’s how we can stop that (October 16, 2017)

The Daily Beast: The White House’s Pathetic Breast-Cancer Pinkwashing (October 16, 2017)

Common Dreams (op-ed): Putting a Knot in Pinkwashing (October 14, 2017)

PR Daily: Why some breast cancer ‘awareness’ campaigns are getting flak (October 11, 2017)

Your Call (NPR Affiliate KALW): 25 years after the pink ribbon’s debut, what’s been accomplished?(October 10, 2017)

Global News: Pinkwashing breast cancer: Are the pink items you’re buying actually benefiting charity? (October 9, 2017)

HealthNewsReview.org: Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How do we end up pink-washed every October? (October 4, 2017)

U.S. News & World Report: Does ‘Pinktober’ Risk Trivializing Breast Cancer? (October 3, 2017)

The Daily Astorian: Breast cancer? Think more than pink (September 29, 2017)

KQED: The Painful Side of Positive Health Care Marketing (July 21,2017)

OZY: Could Air Pollution and Racism be Hidden Causes of Breast Cancer? (July 7, 2017)

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