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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Three photos of Breast Cancer Action activists.You make our independence possible

By The Breast Cancer Action Team There’s still time to make your year-end donation and support Breast Cancer Action’s fierce independence in the coming year. Throughout 2020, you opened our emails, liked our posts, shared our stories, and joined us in action. Your... Read more
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Three photos of Breast Cancer Action activists.Here’s how to celebrate today

By Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director First Name, let me get right to the point. While we all cheer that this is the last day of a truly challenging year for the entire world, I hope you will join me in closing it out on a high note – with a donation to Breast... Read more
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BCAction Year End Giving. Text reads Give Today Donate.Let’s end breast cancer

By The Breast Cancer Action Team There are just two days left in 2020, and most of us are looking forward to this challenging year coming to an end. Looking forward to 2021, we know that our groundbreaking work started in 2020 must continue in the coming year... Read more
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SABCS 2020: The Breast Cancer-to-Addiction Pipeline and What to Do About It

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer Each year at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), the Breast Cancer Action team assesses the latest treatment research so folx can make the best-informed decisions about their care. This often includes calling out the harms... Read more
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