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Welcome to Our New Program Officer, Jayla Burton

By Connie Matthiessen, Communications Manager We’re very happy to introduce you to Jayla Burton who joined Breast Cancer Action’s staff as our Program Officer in July.  Jayla is a graduate student at the University of San Francisco pursuing dual Masters Degrees... Read more
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Take Our 2019 Member Survey!

It’s your turn!    We reach out to you frequently with important updates and actions. Now we want to hear from you!    We’re developing a new strategic plan for Breast Cancer Action that will build on our current work and shape our direction over the... Read more
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Welcome to Our New Communications Manager, Connie Matthiessen

By Kira Jones, Communications Manager We’re very happy to introduce you to Connie Matthiessen who joined Breast Cancer Action’s staff as our Communications Manager in June. Connie Matthiessen is a Bay Area journalist and writer whose work has focused on health, education,... Read more
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Special Thanks: Summer 2019

We could not do this work without the support of so many members and volunteers. Read more
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Donations in Honor and Memory: Summer 2019

Each gift made in honor and memory will be used wisely by Breast Cancer Action to end the breast cancer epidemic. Read more
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From the Executive Director: People-Powered and Powerful!

Since our founding, nearly 30 years ago, we’ve had an outsized impact because of the people who founded, led, joined, and supported Breast Cancer Action. Together we’re able to make real and lasting change. Read more
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Join Our Executive Director in North Carolina on June 25!

Join Me In North Carolina on June 25! I’ll be the keynote speaker at a Lunch & Learn hosted by Dr. Cornell Wright, Breast Cancer Action Board Member Channte’ Keith, and Community Leader Marie Garlock Read more
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Welcome to Our Summer Interns!

By Kira Jones, Communications Manager We’re excited to introduce you to our summer interns: Kavya Narendra-Babu, our Communications Intern, Emma Strand, our Strategic Planning Interns, and Edwina Wong, our Think Before You Pink® Intern. We’re thrilled to have them with us... Read more
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Tecentriq Update from ASCO

Just three months after premature approval by the Food and Drug Administration, new data released at American Society of Clinical Oncology challenges the earlier hype surrounding Roche's immunotherapy atezolizumab. Read more
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Don’t Let Companies Patent Human Genes Again!

Congress is moving quickly with a plan to let companies patent human genes—overturning the historic Supreme Court win against Myriad Genetics! The notion that a company can own human genes is fundamentally absurd. And Congress’s proposed giveaway to corporations and biotech... Read more
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