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Special Thanks: Fall 2017

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

We are very happy to introduce you to Kate Frisher, who joined Breast Cancer Action staff as our Campaigns Coordinator in July. Read more
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Donations in Honor and Memory: Fall 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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Making it Count: Why Board Member Sarah Douglas is So Committed to Breast Cancer Action

Giving to Breast Cancer Action is a great way to safeguard what makes our organization unique and effective. And giving directly through a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) is easy and uncomplicated. Read more
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Writing the History of Breast Cancer Action

Making sure Breast Cancer Action is known internationally for their important role in the movement is an incredible responsibility, and one I’m honoured and excited to take on. Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts

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 June 23,... Read more
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Get Our New Legislative Toolkit

Download Activism For All: Breast Cancer Action’s Legislative Toolkit for step-by-step advice on how to find your representative and senator, what to include in a letter to your lawmakers, how to set up a meeting with your legislator, and much more. Read more
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From the Executive Director: Breast Cancer Action is Made for Times Like These

As a radical cancer activist organization, Breast Cancer Action has worked since our founding in 1990 to make sure that women’s health doesn’t get sidelined. Breast Cancer Action was made for times like these. Our role as an independent rapid-response watchdog is an essential... Read more
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No Surprise: New Study Confirms Five-Year Survival is a Flawed Measure for Hormone Positive Breast Cancer

The question about how long to continue hormone therapy treatment is an important question for women. While extending hormone therapy an additional five years reduces the risk of distant recurrences by a small percent, it comes with both health harms and quality of life issues... Read more
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Put Public Health First! Get Oil Money Out of CA Politics

We know that dangerous oil drilling practices are harmful to health and may be linked to breast cancer. In fact, carcinogens specifically linked to breast cancer such as benzene and toluene have been found in drinking water near gas wells at levels that are four times the legal... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, E-Alerts