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food-for-thought-2016-square-collageSAVE THE DATE 10/16: 7th Annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink–Food for Thought

If you like to eat delicious food and support the work of fierce breast cancer activists, mark your calendar for this fabulous event! Save the date for our 7th Annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink–Food for Thought, which will be held Monday, October 16, 2017. Read more
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health insurance denialOur healthcare hangs in the balance – TAKE ACTION NOW

Any bill that targets sick people is not a healthcare bill—it’s heartless. And it must be stopped in its tracks.Tell your Senators to stop the GOP effort to strip healthcare coverage from MILLIONS. Read more
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Karuna JaggarWhen Less Medicine Leads to Better Health: Access is Essential but More Doesn’t Always Mean Better

The mantra “early detection saves lives” has been the driving force behind the mainstream breast cancer movement. But increasingly, the data has shown that many small, slow-growing tumors don't endanger a woman’s life. And patients and providers increasingly view the harms... Read more
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Sharon BarrettWelcome to Our New Board Member: Sharon Barrett

Sharon E. Barrett, DrPH, MS, has over forty years of leadership in public, nonprofit and private sectors in the areas of program development, administration and public health practice. Read more
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Karuna, Beverly, Ngina ProvincetownOur Executive Director in Action

It's been a busy couple of months, and if you're not friends with us on Facebook or following our Executive Director, Karuna Jaggar on Twitter, there are a few things you might have missed—as she's been busy sharing Breast Cancer Action's work and analysis events across the... Read more
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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 April 3,... Read more
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Keep the Pressure on Senators. It’s working!

By Joyce Bichler, Deputy Director Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was forced to delay a vote on the GOP healthcare bill until after the July 4th recess. He doesn’t have the votes he needs for the bill to pass and we need to make sure he doesn’t get... Read more
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Donations in Honor and Memory: Summer 2017

Every day, Breast Cancer Action receives gifts honoring those who are living with or affected by breast cancer. We also receive contributions to honor the passionate advocates, volunteers, medical professionals and leaders of the breast cancer movement. Many donations also... Read more
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thank-you-2015-1024x760Special Thanks: Summer 2017

We could not do this work without the support of so many members and volunteers. Read more
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Welcome to Our New Staff

We're excited to introduce several new members of the Breast Cancer Action team, Kira S. Jones, our Communications Officer, Chantelle Thomas, our Development Events Coordinator, and Tony Van Houten, our Membership & Database Coordinator. Learn more about them below! Read more
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