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Sign the card to President Biden and Vice President HarrisSign the card, get a sticker

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer Let the Biden-Harris team know that ending the breast cancer crisis must be a priority for the administration!   Add your name now and we’ll mail you two Breast Cancer Action stickers in appreciation for you taking... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, E-Alerts

Sign the card to President Biden and Vice President HarrisTell the Biden-Harris administration we need action

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer A new administration doesn’t mean our work is done—it means we work even harder to address and end breast cancer. Over the last few years, it seems like we have seen it all. We've experienced the deprioritization of science,... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, E-Alerts

Krystal Redman and Breast Cancer Action LogoBCAction’s legacy drives our mission forward

By Krystal Redman, DrPH, Executive Director In this email I would like to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of the Breast Cancer Action team. My first day with Breast Cancer Action was Monday, January 4th. Since that date we’ve faced an insurrection at our... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoPodcast: This research could change what we know about breast cancer

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer Breast Cancer Action is committed to addressing the root causes of breast cancer and its disparities, from involuntary toxic exposures to the impact of chronic stress as a result of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).    For... Read more
Posted in E-Alerts

Two children playing in their neighborhood.Can Childhood Experiences Increase Breast Cancer Risk?

By Heather Sarantis, Environmental Health Consultant to Breast Cancer Action and Guest Writer I have worked on breast cancer prevention for more than 15 years. Most recently, I co-authored Paths to Prevention: The California Breast Cancer Primary Prevention Plan, a nearly... Read more
Posted in Articles, BCA News

Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoThe Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on Breast Cancer

In this episode, Breast Cancer Action’s Environmental Health Consultant Heather Sarantis interviews Dr. Barbara Cohn, the lead research principal investigator of the study "Linking Neighborhood and Individual Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to Breast Cancer." This study is... Read more
Posted in Podcasts

Breast Cancer Action LogoTake care tomorrow

By The Breast Cancer Action Team As the nation braces itself tomorrow for what may take place at the U.S. Capitol and state Capitols throughout the country, the Breast Cancer Action team is sending you a message of care to let you know we are with you. On Wednesday,... Read more
Posted in E-Alerts

Breast Cancer Action LogoLooking back and moving forward

By Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director July 2020 to January 2021, and Karuna Jaggar, Former Executive Director, March 2011 to June 2020 2020 was a year that reminded us all why Breast Cancer Action’s uncompromising health justice work is so important—even while... Read more
Posted in E-Alerts

Krystal Redman and Breast Cancer Action LogoWelcome our new Executive Director

By Peggy Huston, Chair, Board of Directors Thank you! I’ve always known that Breast Cancer Action’s power lies in our grassroots activism and the support of people like you and today is no exception. Thank you for your overwhelming support during our year-end... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

Three photos of Breast Cancer Action activists.Last Chance

By Lopa Pal, Development Manager Wow. I’m filled with anticipation and gratitude right now. Thanks to supporters like you, we are well on our way to finishing the year strong and being ready for 2021. And you still have a few hours to help. Please chip in with a... Read more
Posted in E-Alerts