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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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This image announces the date and time of the webinar, "The Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis." The Zoom webinar will take place Tuesday, September 15 2020 at 10am PST / 1pm EST.Webinar: The Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis

Written By: Jayla Burton, Program Officer Every year in the U.S., more than a quarter of a million people are diagnosed with breast cancer—a number that continues to rise. Many of these people have no family history of the disease, which raises the question “What causes... Read more
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Guess who’s MCing our 30th Anniversary?

Written By: Lopa Pal, Development Manager I’m thrilled to announce that we will have an amazing emcee for our virtual event honoring 30 years of Breast Cancer’s Action’s radical disruption and compassionate resistance - creative trespasser herself, Tania... Read more
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Help us mark our 30th Anniversary!

Written by: Marj Plumb, DRPH, Interim Executive Director Join us on October 15th as we honor 30 years of Breast Cancer Action’s radical disruption and compassionate resistance!   Meet members of Breast Cancer Action’s feisty and fearless community as we remember and... 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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While Disease Rampages, Activists Pump Up Firepower

This article about breast cancer activism and activists features Barbara Brenner, Breast Cancer Action's first executive director. It was written by Lisa M. Krieger and published in the San Francisco Examiner on November 3, 1996.  Barbara Brenner died in... Read more
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Susan Claymon—Sister Survivor

The magazine, MAMM, featured this profile of Breast Cancer Action founder Susan Claymon in a special Women, Cancer, and Community issue, published in July/August,1999. The article was written by Sara Miles. Susan Claymon died in 2000.  Fourteen Years After Metastatic... Read more
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Cause Imperative

Linda Reyes was featured in the April-May 1994 issue of Modern Maturity, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) magazine. This article was written by Diane Curtis.  Linda Reyes bottled up her anger against what she calls the “cancer industry” through two... Read more
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