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Your Help Now is Crucial!

Breast Cancer Action is committed to a day when fewer women are diagnosed with breast cancer, when no community is disproportionately impacted by this devastating disease, and when all women have access to more effective, less toxic breast cancer treatments. We need Breast... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts

SABCS 2017: Optimal Duration and Dosing of Adjuvant Chemotherapy is Still Unclear

Dosing and the duration of adjuvant chemotherapy was a prominent theme in the first two days of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Adjuvant chemotherapy is a very common treatment for breast cancer patients—It’s what patients are given after primary treatments,... Read more
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Time to Bring it Home! Pass the Lymphedema Treatment Act

When lymph nodes are removed or damaged during breast cancer treatment, it can cause a condition known as lymphedema that results in painful swelling of the limbs. It’s estimated that up to 53 percent of women with breast cancer will eventually develop lymphedema, but many... Read more
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A Message from Sandra Steingraber

In these dark times, when we can’t trust the EPA and other government agencies to protect us, we need a fearless organization to stand up to Big Business. An organization that will DEMAND that public health come before corporate profits. We need a cancer advocate who speaks... Read more
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SABCS 2017: Progress, Yes. But it’s Too Soon to be Celebrating

It’s good to see where we’ve been, and that we’re no longer living with the standard of care being radical mastectomies, but the truth is women are still dying of breast cancer. We still need to be doing more, we need to be doing it faster and we need to be doing it... Read more
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Knowing the Threats We’re Facing

We have our work cut out for us and we’ve never been more urgently needed than at this critical time, when healthcare is threatened and regulatory agencies are being disempowered. We're facing reductions in healthcare coverage, an increased risk of exposure to cancer-linked... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

Tell Swing Senators to Vote NO on GOP Tax Scam!

The Senate is voting on a tax bill that would result in 13 million more uninsured people and drastically raise premiums. The GOP tax plan is bad news for anyone diagnosed with breast cancer or a chronic illness. Use our fast and easy tool to call these key senators right now and... Read more
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Thank YOU!

A HUGE thank you to everyone who helped us exceed our #GivingTuesday goal yesterday—together 176 Breast Cancer Action members raised $24,136 to fund our work! Your response to our #GivingTuesday match was awesome and because of incredible members like you, we soared past... Read more
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Help us Crush our SECOND #GivingTuesday Match

Your response to our #GivingTuesday match has been awesome! We're thrilled to announce a SECOND match: An anonymous donor has offered an additional dollar-for-dollar match up to $5,000. Because of incredible members like YOU, we crushed our $15,000 #GivingTuesday matching... Read more
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It’s #GivingTuesday – All Gifts Will be MATCHED

Today is #GivingTuesday and every dollar you donate to Breast Cancer Action will be DOUBLED! The current threats to women’s health and well-being are real and immediate. That’s why Breast Cancer Action’s role as an independent cancer activist organization and... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts