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Breast Cancer Action LogoMore than 100 Environmental, Health, and Cancer Prevention Leaders Call on the National Cancer Institute to Recognize Chemical Exposures Can Increase Breast Cancer Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tibby Reas Hinderlie Communications Officer treas@bcaction.org More than 100 Environmental, Health, and Cancer Prevention Leaders Call on the National Cancer Institute to Recognize Chemical Exposures Can Increase Breast Cancer Risk (November... Read more
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Headshot of Zoe ChristopherEven as Trump changes the rules under COVID, the fight to strengthen the FDA is not new to the Breast Cancer Community

By Zoë Christopher As Breast Cancer Action’s Resource Liaison, Zoë connects those seeking information and assistance with the resources they’re looking for regarding detection, treatment, and prevention of breast cancer. Zoë holds a Masters degree in psychology and... Read more
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Kim Motta is pictured smiling with her two daughtersThe Real Ones Tried to Kill Me – The Fake Ones Did Too

By Kim Motta Kim Motta lives in Dublin, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. She has been married to her husband Peter for almost 20 years, and they have two daughters in high school, Lauren and Emily. Kim works to "pay it forward" as she contiunes healing from Breast Implant... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action's 30th Anniversary Event Logo. Features a woman holding a megaphone and text that reads "30 years Radical Disruption. Compassionate Resistance.The Second Decade: 2000-2010

This is the second of three newsletters we’ll be releasing this year to mark Breast Cancer Action’s 30th anniversary. In this second edition, we’re featuring highlights from the second ten years of our 30 year history: 2000 to 2010.  Letter from the Executive... Read more
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Stand Up to the Fossil Fuel Industry!

Think the biggest problem with plastic products is how to get rid of them at the end of their use? Well, think again. Plastic products that are such a common feature of modern life—from water bottles to cell phone components—are made from fossil fuels. And fossil fuel... Read more
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Introducing Our Interim ED, Marj Plumb

By Peggy Huston, Chair of the Board of Directors I am writing to update you on recent exciting news for Breast Cancer Action. If you remember, our long-time Executive Director, Karuna Jaggar, informed us in the beginning of the year that she was ready for new horizons. The... Read more
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Why We Must Be Anti-Racist

The police killing of George Floyd is forcing an overdue reckoning for our country. To face up to the reality of police brutality and violence against black and brown communities is to face up to the ongoing menace and legacy of white supremacy. It is not enough to not be... Read more
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The First Ten Years

This is the first of three newsletters we'll be releasing this year to mark Breast Cancer Action's 30th anniversary. In this first edition, we're featuring highlights from our first decade.  Letter from the Executive Director Early Photos First Meeting... Read more
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Letter from the Executive Director

by Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Breast Cancer Action isn’t like any other breast cancer organization. For 30 years we’ve been the independent voice and rapid-response watchdog for the breast cancer resistance—thanks to fierce and committed supporters like... Read more
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Conversation With Belle Shayer

Belle Shayer will turn 90 this year; she is the only Breast Cancer Action founder still living. We talked to her recently about how she first got involved with Breast Cancer Action, what the early years were like, and what makes her proudest about the organization she helped... Read more
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