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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 highlights below. If you are a reporter trying to get in touch with us about a story, please call us at 415-243-9301 or email us at 

Daily Kos: ‘Brown’s Last Chance’ campaign heats up with ‘Poison Pumpjack’ award, letter from scientists (July 12, 2018)

NewsdayGood news for breast cancer care (July 10, 2018)

Indianapolis Business Journal: Lilly rolls out its first-ever TV campaign for a cancer drug (May 11, 2018)

KPFA (Radio): Terra Verde (April 20, 2018)

Medscape: Breast Cancer Info Scrubbed From Government Website (April 4, 2018)

San Francisco Chronicle (Op-ed)At-home breast cancer test nothing to celebrate (March 15, 2017)

Cancer Health (Op-ed): Right To Try Is False Hope (March 12, 2018)

PR Newswire: New Analysis Shows Limiting Oil Drilling In California Is Critical To GHG Emissions Cuts, Consumer Watchdog Says (February 28, 2018)

Medscape: Europe Says No to Neratinib for Breast Cancer (February 23, 2018)

KCBS Radio: Breast Cancer Action’s Deputy Director on the FDA’s Expanded Approval of Olaparib (January 12, 2018)

Huffington Post: Educating Others to “Think Before You Pink”, An Interview with Karuna Jaggar (November 29, 2017)

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)

Insider: A breast cancer survivor shares her honest thoughts on pink awareness ribbons — ‘they are not trying to find the cure’ (October 19, 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)

Phoenix New Times: A New Shade of Pink: Other Arizona Nonprofits Coloring in Fundraising Gap Left by Komen (October 12, 2017)

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

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

Huffington Post: Instead Of Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of The Pink Ribbon, We’re Taking Action (October 10, 2017)

Global News: Pinkwashing breast cancer: Are the pink items you’re buying actually benefiting charity? (October 9, 2017) 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: Our view: Celebrate the success stories in local health care (October 2, 2017)

The Press Democrat: PD Editorial: Raising awareness of breast cancer and much more (October 1, 2017)

Bustle: Breast Cancer Awareness Items That Donate 100 Percent Of Proceeds To Charity (October 1, 2017)

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

USA Today: Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ breast cancer news shows how far we’ve come (September 28, 2017)

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s Office (press release): Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Leads the OFF Act to End America’s Reliance on Fossil Fuels and Transition the Country to a Clean Energy Economy by 2035 (September 6, 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)

WOMR (The Lowdown): Breast Cancer Action -Think Before You Pink (June 20, 2017)

Monthly Columbus: The pink knot: One woman’s quest to navigate the tangled world of mammography (May 10, 2017)

CU Independent: Conference on World Affairs: Women’s Perspectives on Social Movements (April 11, 2017)

The Guardian: Race for Life’s branding is cliched and infantile. It’s time to sink the pink (April 3, 2017)

Health News Review: One key detail you’re unlikely to see in news stories about mammography screening guidelines (January 31, 2017)

Common Dreams: 500+ Wide-Ranging Organizations Call for Rejection of Scott Pruitt as EPA Head (January 17, 2017)

Los Angeles Times: How free coupons for patients help drugmakers hike prices by 1,000% (December 5, 2016)

Medscape: Study: Cancer Patient Advocates Like Pharma Money (November 16, 2016)

KPFA: Women’s Magazine (October 31, 2016)

Thrilllist: We Need a Different Kind of Awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 27, 2016)

EcoWatch (op-ed): Stop Irrigating Your Produce With Oil Wastewater (October 25, 2016)

Observer: Can the Sustainable Fashion Movement Put an End to Pinkwashing? (October 24, 2016)

Toronto Sun: Seeing clearly through the pink haze (October 23, 2016)

Mic: Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How ‘pink’ campaigns distort the reality of the disease (October 19, 2016)

Mashable: Fighter jet gets pink paint job to raise breast cancer awareness (October 18, 2016)

Women’s Media Center (op-ed): Think Pink? Think Again. (October 18, 2016)

Stupid Cancer Show: The Politics of Pink (October 18, 2016)

TIME: This Is What Breast Cancer Activism Looked Like Before the Pink Ribbon (October 17, 2016)

Voice of America: Why Breast Cancer Action is telling people to “Think Before You Pink” (October 17, 2016)

WGBH News: Pink October And Breast Cancer: There’s A Better Way (October 14, 2016)

CCTV America: Group warns against products marketing breast cancer causes (October 14, 2016)

Benefits Pro: Don’t get ‘pinkwashed’: Be smart when donating for breast cancer (October 13, 2016)

Culturess: Pink Washing and Why I Can’t Stand Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 9, 2016)

KDRV-TV: How Much of Your Donation is Going to Breast Cancer Research? (October 7, 2016)

LA Progressive: The Truth About Cancer Charities (October 2016)

Pittsburgh City Paper: Little consensus exists over breast-cancer ribbon and branding (October 5, 2016)

The Hastings Center: EpiPen Furor: Patient Groups Take Money, Stay Mum (August 31, 2016)

KQED: With Gene Test, Some Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo: Study (August 25, 2016)

San Francisco Chronicle: Some women with early-stage breast cancer may want to avoid chemo (August 24, 2016)

Daily Kos: Groups deliver 350,000 petition signatures calling for halt to irrigating crops with oil wastewater (August 10, 2016)

EcoWatch: 350,000 People Call on Gov. Brown to Stop Irrigating Crops With Oil Wastewater (August 10, 2016)

ABC 10: Push to end recycled water in irrigation (August 9, 2016)

EcoWatch: 10,000 March in Philly Calling for a Clean Energy Revolution. (July 25, 2016)

WBAI: March for a Clean Energy Future in Philly. (July 24, 2016)

Alternet: Thousands Will March in Philly to Demand Fracking Ban on Eve of Democratic National Convention (July 22, 2016)

Common Dreams: Bolstered by New Proof of Asthma Link, Anti-Fracking Groups Plan ‘Massive’ March at DNC (July 19, 2016)

EcoWatch: March for a Clean Energy Revolution at the DNC With Breast Cancer Action (June 27, 2016)

CBS SF Bay Area: Susie Lampert and Angela Wall Honor Barbara Brenner’s Legacy and her Fight for Breast Cancer Action (June 20, 2016)

Common Dreams: Thanks to Bipartisanship, a “Witches’ Brew of Unregulated Chemicals” Still Threatens Consumers (June 9, 2016)

EcoWatch (op-ed): Chemical Safety Reform Bill Headed to Obama’s Desk Lets Down Women With and at Risk of Breast Cancer (June 6, 2016)

Bloomberg BNA: Consumer Groups Object to FDA Reforms in Cure Bill (May 19, 2016)

Attn: This Woman Is Walking 1,000 Miles Topless for an Important Reason (May 11, 2016)

Here and Now: One Breast Cancer Advocate On Why She Hates Fundraising Walks (May 5, 2016)

The Washington Post (op-ed): Breast cancer walks are a terrible way to fight breast cancer May 4, 2016

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Opinion: Why a Breast-Cancer Activist Hates Charity Walks May 4, 2016

Bitch Magazine (member op-ed):
I Used To Walk for the Cure. Now I Work for Environmental Justice (April 19, 2016)

Nonprofit Quarterly: New “Bright Spots” Report a Goldmine for Nonprofits about Successful Fundraising at the Grassroots (April 13, 2016)

Chronicle of Philanthropy: 16 Nonprofits That Defy Fundraising Logic – and Make It Work (April 13, 2016)

Medscape: Women Increasingly Having Outpatient Mastectomies, New Federal Data Show (February 22, 2016)

NPR: More Women Are Having Mastectomies And Going Home The Same Day (February 22, 2016)

EcoWatch (op-ed): Cancer Prevention Needs Attention Too: What if We Weren’t Exposed to 80,000 Toxic Chemicals Every Day? (February 1, 2016)

USA Today: Patient groups funded by drugmakers are largely mum on high drug prices (January 21, 2016)

New York Daily News: Most women can start mammograms at 50, expert task force argues in latest salvo in screening skirmish (January 12, 2016)

The New York Times (letter to the editor): The New Mammogram Guidelines (November 6, 2015)

KALW: Cancer in a bottle with a pink ribbon (November 4, 2015)

The Huffington Post (op-ed): Why the American Cancer Society Must Take a Stronger Stand on Cancer Prevention (November 3, 2015)

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Breast-Cancer Activists Call for More Science, Less Pink (November 2, 2015)

The Guardian: Why is breast cancer becoming deadlier for black women? (October 31, 2015)

Chicago Sun Times: Stop buying the NFL’s pink merchandise and start donating toward a breast-cancer cure (October 30, 2015)

The New York Times: A Growing Disenchantment With October ‘Pinkification’ (October 30, 2015)

The Week: A breast cancer group explains the big problem with the ‘pink’ campaign (October 30, 2015)

Truthout (member op-ed): American Cancer Society, Stop Giving Carcinogenic Cosmetics to Women With Cancer (October 29, 2015)

Patheos: Beyond Pinkwashing: 8 Things to Actually Do About Cancer (October 26, 2015)

ThinkProgress: Breast Cancer Awareness Month Plagued By Controversy (October 23, 2015)

Reverb Press: Top 25 Most Shameless ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ Promotions  (October 22, 2015)

KPFA: Inflection Point 19: Karuna Jaggar – Fighting the Cause of Cancer Pt 1 (October 21, 2015)

Minn Post: In major shift, American Cancer Society recommends fewer, less frequent mammograms (October 21, 2015)

ABC 7 News: Mammograms should start at 45, not 40, American Cancer Society Says (October 20, 2015)

The Sacramento Bee: Mammograms at 45: American Cancer Society changes breast cancer guidelines (October 20, 2015)

Chicago Sun Times: American Cancer Society: Start screening mammograms at 45, not 40 (October 20, 2015)

San Jose Mercury News: When to get mammograms? Later, and less often, say cancer experts (October 20, 2015)

San Francisco Chronicle: New mammogram guidelines reignite debate over when to test (October 20, 2015)

KQED: You Heard it Right: American Cancer Society Now Recommends Fewer Mammograms (October 20, 2015)

EcoWatch (op-ed): Stop Giving Cancer Patients Toxic Cosmetics to ‘Look Good, Feel Better’ (October 19, 2015)

The Guardian (op-ed): Why are makeup companies able to give breast cancer patients toxic products? (October 17, 2015)

Mashable: 5 things to know before buying a pink-ribbon product (October 17, 2015)

The Huffington Post: Does The NFL’s Pink October Campaign Actually Help Breast Cancer Research? (October 15, 2015)

Beaumont Enterprise: ‘Pinkwash’ diluting breast cancer message? (October 15, 2015)

HuffPost Live: The NFL Won’t Let DeAngelo Williams Wear Pink (October 14, 2015)

The Washington Post: A Pittsburgh Steeler wanted to wear pink all season for breast cancer. The NFL said no. (October 14, 2015)

Medical Daily: Think Pink? How Some ‘Pinkwashing’ Breast Cancer Campaigns May Be Contributing To The Disease’s Spread (October 14, 2015) Pinkwashing campaign 2015 targets cosmetics (October 14, 2015)

Rivet Radio: The problem with pink-plastered campaigns (October 13, 2015)

MinnPost: Metastatic breast cancer: the disease that doesn’t come all tied up in a pretty pink ribbon (October 13, 2015)

The BMJ: Backlash against “pinkwashing” of breast cancer awareness campaigns (October 12, 2015)

The Daily Beast: How These Booze Makers Co-Opted the Pink Ribbon (October 12, 2015)

The Leader: When ‘pinkwashing’ becomes routine, no one wins (October 9, 2015)

Madame Noire: Makeup Kits Distributed to Cancer Patients May Be Doing More Harm Than Good, Says Advocacy Group (October 8, 2015)

KALW: Your Call: What do we know now about breast cancer prevention and treatment? (October 7, 2015)

New York Daily News: Makeup kits to help breast cancer patients could contain toxins, advocacy group charges (October 6, 2015)

Jezebel: Critics Say Breast Cancer Care Packages May Have Makeup with Potentially Cancer-Causing Chemicals (October 6, 2015)

Mother Jones: What If Everything Your Doctor Told You About Breast Cancer Was Wrong? (October 6, 2015)

Uncover Michigan: Advocacy Group Breast Cancer Action Fights October’s ‘Pinkwashing’ (October 6, 2015)

Houston Chronicle: Here’s why the NFL’s annual pink campaign does almost nothing to fight breast cancer (October 5, 2015)

UPROXX: A Helpful Reminder That The NFL Barely Gives Any Money To Breast Cancer Research (October 4, 2015)

That Cancer Show: Breast Cancer Action Takes On Pinktober (October 4, 2015)

Chicago Sun-Times: Is breast cancer’s pink power fading? (October 3, 2015)

Dallas Morning News (op-ed): “In breast cancer fight, think twice before thinking pink” (October 2, 2015)

Forbes: 20 Companies Marketing Eco-Friendly Pink Products For Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 1, 2015)

TCPalm: Bargainista: Shop pink to support breast cancer? (October 1, 2015)

KTOO: Breast cancer expert wants to counter the pink ribbon culture (September 4, 2015)

EcoWatch: EPA Urged by Nearly 100,000 Americans to Redo Highly Controversial Fracking Study (August 28, 2015)

The New York Times: Early-Stage Breast Condition May Not Require Cancer Treatment (August 20, 2015)

ABC 7: FDA Approves First Female Sex Pill to Boost Sexual Desire (August 18, 2015)

The Huffington Post: Speeding Ineffective and Unsafe Treatments to Market in the Name of Patients? Not So Fast (July 13, 2015)

Ars Technica: If genetic screening helps those at risk, why not screen everyone? (July 1, 2015)

KQED: Oakland Researchers Link Prenatal Exposure to DDT to Higher Breast Cancer Risk Decades Later (June 16, 2015)

San Jose Mercury News: Stanford stem cell product, delayed for more than a decade, to be tested again (June 14, 2015)

Forbes: In Lumpectomy For Breast Cancer, Taking Out A Bit More Reduces O.R. Revisits (June 9, 2015)

EcoWatch (op-ed): How the TPP Trade Deal Could Increase Risk of Dying of Breast Cancer (May 14, 2015)

The Hill: Lawmakers tell HHS to ignore new mammogram guidance (May 6, 2015)

The Washington Post (op-ed)Stop routine breast-cancer screenings. Science has shown they don’t save lives. (May 5, 2015)

The Guardian: Research lags on the health risks of women’s exposure to chemicals (May 5, 2015)

KQED: Breast-Feeding May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death (April 28, 2015)

The Huffington PostUSPSTF Draft Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Don’t Go Far Enough (April 23, 2015)

ABC 7 News: Bay Area Company Launches New Affordable Breast Cancer Exam (April 21, 2015)

Common Ground: Raising a stink over getting Pinked (March 2015)

DeSmog Blog: Legal Petition Seeks Emergency Moratorium On Fracking in California (February 26, 2015)

13WHAM ABC Rochester: Disparities in breast cancer (February 26, 2015)

San Francisco Chronicle: Protesters march in Oakland, push for Jerry Brown to ban fracking (February 7, 2015)

EcoWatch: Why Fracking Is a Breast Cancer Issue (January 27, 2015)

Upworthy: A Terrible Disease Kills Thousands Every Year. Let’s Stop Pretending It’s Cute. (January 4, 2015)

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Pink Fracking (December 3, 2014)

Everyday Feminism: 4 Ways Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns Can Be Oppressive (November 28, 2014)

State Impact Pennsylvania (NPR): Pink drill bits for breast cancer draw protestors to Sunday’s Steelers game (October 26, 2014)

AP: Activists To Protest Oil Firm’s Donation To Breast Cancer Advocacy Group (October 25, 2014)

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Komen acceptance of drilling-linked money raises ire (October 25, 2014)

Feministing: The Feministing Five: Karuna Jaggar (October 25, 2014)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Women’s health advocates denounce Komen Foundation’s partnership with Baker Hughes (October 24, 2014)

90.5 WESA (Pittsburgh’s NPR news station): Activists Urge Susan G. Komen Cut Ties With Fracking Industry (October 24, 2014)

Ecowatch: Outrage Continues at Susan G. Komen’s ‘Frack for the Cure’ Pinkwashing Campaign (October 24, 2014)

The Lund Report: Komen Comes Under Attack for Accepting Money from Fracking Corporation (October 22, 2014)

The Washingon Post: Komen is supposed to be curing breast cancer. So why is its pink ribbon on so many carcinogenic products? (October 21, 2014)

The Bay Area Reporter: Breast cancer group decries pink marketing (October 16, 2014)

Women’s Health Magazine: The Problem with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 15, 2014)

WHYY: Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane (October 14, 2014)

Ms. Magazine: Breast Cancer Industry Month Is Here! (October 13, 2014)

Bitch Magazine: The Problems With Pinktober (October 13, 2014)

Mother Nature Network: Fracking company’s pink drill bits spark outrage (October 13, 2014)

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Firm’s drill-bit stunt stirs up all-out pink stink (October 12, 2014)

NBC: Pink Drill Bits Bring Complaints of Komen Tie to Fracking (October 11, 2014)

NPR (StateImpact): Not so pretty in pink? Drill bits for breast cancer spark controversy (October 10, 2014)

NonProfit Quarterly: Self Destruction: Komen and the Pink Fracking Drill Head (October 10, 2014)

MinnPost: ‘Frack-for-the-cure’ breast-cancer awareness campaign offers latest example of corporate ‘pinkwashing’ (October 10, 2014)

Medscape: The Silenced Breast Cancer Speaks Up (October 9, 2014)

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Komen Deal With Fracking Firm Raises ‘Pinkwash’ Charges (October 9, 2014)

Medscape: Curing or Causing? Komen Partners With Fracking Company (October 9, 2014)

Mother Jones: Fracking Chemicals, Brought to You By Susan G. Komen (October 9, 2014)

Truthout: Komen and the Pinkwashed Drill Bit: Fracking “For the Cure” (October 9, 2014)

Feministing: Fracking company honors the victims of the breast cancer they help cause with pink drill bits (October 9, 2014)

Bustle: Fracking Company Launches Pink Drill Bits, Because Nothing Says Breast Cancer Aawareness Like Fracking (October 9, 2014)

New York Magazine: Fracking Company Produces Pink Drill Bits in the Name of Breast-Cancer Research (October 8, 2014)

The Huffington Post: Susan G. Komen Partners With Fracking Firm, Despite Possible Cancer Links (October 8, 2014)

Jezebel: Komen and Fracking Company Team Up to Cause and Cure Breast Cancer (October 8, 2014)

Vice Magazine: The NFL’s Pink October Does Not Raise Money for Cancer Research (October 8, 2014)

USA Today: Pink ribbons, ice buckets: Any way to choose a charity? (October 5, 2014)

The Guardian (op-ed): The NFL’s breast cancer scam sells bunk science to profit off pink clothes (October 5, 2014)

Michigan Radio: Think before you buy pink items (October 4, 2014)

Health News Review: Breast Cancer Action says Stop the Distraction – others call for a different awareness focus (October 3, 2014)

Jezebel: How the NFL’s Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Lies to Women (October 1, 2013)

The Women’s Health Activist: Mammography for Black Women: Why I Won’t Be Silent Anymore (September/October 2014 issue)

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Is Raising Visibility a Waste of Time? (September 8, 2014)

KQED State of Health: Are Double Mastectomy Rates Driven by ‘Pink-Ribbon Culture Fearmongering’? (September 4, 2014)

KQED ForumNew Study Questions Benefits of Double Mastectomy (September 4, 2014)

Think Progress: Why All Your Facebook Friends Are Taking The ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ (August 11, 2014)

Psychology Today: Decision-Making in the Midst of Medical Un/Certainty (August 7, 2014)

The Huffington Post: On Mastectomies, Pink Ribbon Culture, and Women’s Choices (July 31, 2014)

The New York Times: A Cancer Treatment in Your Medicine Cabinet? (May 19, 2014)

The Guardian (op-ed): Breast cancer mammograms: overrated – and over-diagnosing women (April 28, 2014)

KPFA: Big news about mammograms — or is it? (March 17, 2014)

San Francisco ChronicleRuling helps rein in the Wild West of genetic testing (March 17, 2014)

USA Today: Colorado cancer fundraiser jailed (January 31, 2014)

Yahoo! News: Breast Cancer Survivor Responds to NYT Photo Controversy (December 3, 2013)

The Huffington Post: Genetic Testing Should Adhere to Medical, Not Business, Ethics: FDA’s Regulation of 23andMe Is a Welcome Move for Consumers (December 1, 2013)

The Huffington Post: The Chemical Safety Improvement Act Falls Short: Open Letter to Congress (November 12, 2013)

The Kansas City Star Magazine: Let’s stop being boobs when it comes to breast cancer (November 8, 2013)

The Huffington Post: Updating the Toxic Substance Control Act and Haley’s Ribbon: Looping Back to Breast Cancer Prevention (November 8, 2013)

The Michigan Times: Think Before You Pink (November 6, 2013)

KQED: Study Finds Girls Entering Puberty Younger; Obesity Implicated (November 4, 2013)

Truthout: Are Those Companies’ Charitable Proceeds Actually Going to Charity? (November 2, 2013)

The Huffington Post: Bottle Tops and Breast Cancer: Pushing Mammograms With Every Prescription (October 30, 2013)

PolicyMic: Why Breast Cancer Awareness Month Is Actually a Huge Insult to Women (October 29, 2013)

Alternet: How We Can End the Sale of Cancer-Causing Products (October 25, 2013)

The Huffington Post: We Can’t Waste Another October: End Pinkwashing and Stop Cancer Before It Starts (October 24, 2013)

Ms. Magazine: Think Before You Pink: Toxic Time Is Up (October 24, 2013)

KRCBThe Downside of the “Pinking” of America (October 22, 2013)

International Business Times: Beyond Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Chemical Pinkwashing Persists During October’s Ribbon Ruse (October 22, 2013)

APHA Newsletter: Health is Not Just Health Care: Inequities in Breast Cancer (October 21, 2013)

The Investigative Fund: How Breast Cancer ‘Awareness’ Might Cause Cancer (October 21, 2013)

Bustle: Pinkwashing: The Truth Behind Breast Cancer Awareness Products (October 18, 2013)

Los Angeles Times: What’s behind the pink of Breast Cancer Awareness Month? (October 16, 2013)

Carroll County Times: Survivors, advocates ask for responsibility with breast cancer awareness (October 15, 2013)

Jezebel: Fun Breast Cancer® Awareness™ Products That Can Cause Breast Cancer® (October 14, 2013)

Stupid Cancer Show: Think Before You Pink (October 14, 2013)

ABC News: Pinkwashing is real, and it hurts (October 10, 2013)

WEBZ: ‘Think Before You Pink’ raises awareness about breast cancer–and about giving to the cause (October 7, 2013)

This Is Reno: OPINION: Please don’t wear a pink ribbon for me (October 4, 2013)

Reuters: How to shop during Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 2, 2013)

Phoenix New Times: Tania Katan Says Keep Your Pink Ribbon-ed Cupcakes to Yourself (October 2, 2013)

The Huffington Post: California Controversy: Let’s Not Expand the Market in Women’s Eggs (September 3, 2013)

San Francisco Chronicle: “Fracking, breast cancer” (letter to the editor): (August 31, 2013)

Ms. Magazine: Test Cases (Summer 2013 print issue)

Huffington Post: 40 Years Later, Relearning That Sometimes Less Is More in Breast Cancer (August 16, 2013)

San Francisco Chronicle: When a carcinoma isn’t actually a cancer (August 7, 2013)

The Huffington Post: Climate Action Plan, EPA and Breast Cancer: We Won’t Trade Our Health for Reduced Carbon Emissions (July 29, 2013)

Ms. Magazine: People Over Profit: What the BRCA Ruling Means for Patients’ Rights (June 19, 2013)

USA Today: Justices rule human genes cannot be patented (June 13, 2013)

KTVU: Supreme Court rules against patenting human genes (June 13, 2013)

The Nation: Supreme Court Strikes Down Human Gene Patents (June 13, 2013)

Yahoo News: Supreme Court reaches compromise on breast cancer gene patent (June 13, 2013)

KQED: San Francisco Breast Cancer Advocates Jubilant Over Supreme Court Human Genes Ruling (June 13, 2013)

MSNBC: Organizations cash in on commercial potential of cancer (May 19, 2013)

Al Jazeera: Should human genes be patented? (May 17, 2013)

The Nation: Cashing in on breast cancer awareness (May 16, 2013)

USA Today: Angelina Jolie’s news prompts women to call doctors (May 15, 2013)

CBS Bay Area: Jolie’s Genetic Link Not The Only Cause Of Breast Cancer (May 14, 2013)

KTVU: Cancer-risk assessment program may push for too much treatment (May 14, 2013)

KQED: Why Angelina Jolie’s ‘medical choice’ is likely not yours (May 14, 2013)

KTVU: SPECIAL REPORT: New 3D mammograms could reduce false positives (May 1, 2013)

Reuters: Learning from breast cancer (April 30, 2013)

Feministing: Are mainstream breast cancer awareness initiatives hurting more than they’re helping? (April 29, 2013)

Psychology Today: Patients, Patents, and Profits in a Genomic Age (April 23, 2013)

HuffPost Live: Should Anyone Be Allowed to Patent Your Genes? (April 16, 2013)

Women’s E-News: High Court Hears Breast Cancer Cancer Research Case (April 15, 2013)

CBS: Supreme Court Case On Gene Patents Could Impact Bay Area Biotech

Ms. Magazine: The Breast Cancer Gene and Control of Women’s Bodies (April 13, 2013)

KQED: Who Owns Your Genes? (April 12, 2013)

Los Angeles Times (op-ed): Who should own DNA? All of us (April 12, 2013)

AP: High Court to Decide if Genes Can Be Patented (April 11, 2013)

The GuardianUS Supreme Court to decide if companies can patent human genes (April 11, 2013)

Al-Jazeera: Have breast cancer campaigns been beneficial? (November 2, 2012)

USA Today: Supporting people with cancer all year long (October 13, 2012)

Ms. Magazine: What the Pink? Boozing for Boobs (October 8, 2012)

Bitch Magazine: Unraveling the Ribbon: Breast Cancer Awareness Month isn’t just about pink. (October 4, 2012)

XO Jane: I hate Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 5, 2012)

The Guardian: Pinkification: how breast cancer awareness got commodified for profit (October 3, 2012)

JezebelThe Silliest Pink Crap Money Can Buy, None of Which Will Cure Breast Cancer (October 3, 2012)

KQED: Think Pink? I’d Rather Raise a Stink (October 3, 2012)

NPR: Scientists Parse Genes Of Breast Cancer’s Four Major Types (September 24, 2012)

New York Times: Study Divides Breast Cancer Into Four Distinct Types (September 23, 2012)

USA Today: Critics skeptical despite shake-up at Susan G. Komen (August 10, 2012)

KALW: What do we know about reducing risk for breast cancer? (July 2, 2012)

AP: FDA grants meeting on Avastin for breast cancer (February 24, 2011)

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Some Donors Flee Komen for Other Cancer Groups (February 7, 2012)

Forbes: The Pinkwashing Debate: Empty Criticism or Serious Liability? (November 4, 2011)

NBC Channel 5: Komen to Reformulate Perfume After Unfavorable Allegations (October 13, 2011)

USA Today: Komen’s pink ribbons raise green, and questions (July 7, 2011)

CNN: Patients, scientists at odds over breast cancer drug (June 18, 2011)

On the Issues Magazine: Snipping Pink Sentimentality: Persisting on the Whys of Breast Cancer (March 15, 2011)

LA Times: The downside of awareness campaigns (October 4, 2010)

NPR: Turning Cancer, Other Diseases, Into Causes (August 24, 2010)

The Huffington Post: Greed, Cancer and Pink KFC Buckets (May 17, 2010)

AP: New advice: Skip mammograms in 40s, start at 50 (November 17, 2009)

Newsweek: Seeing Red In Pink Products: One Woman’s Fight Against Breast Cancer Consumerism (October 13, 2009)