BCA News

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
Posted in Articles, BCA News

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
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

A political cartoon of the NCI not telling a person with breast cancer about environmental exposures.ACTION ALERT: Tell the NCI We Can’t Be Pink’d

By Tibby Reas Hinderlie, Communications Associate This year’s Think Before You Pink® campaign “We Can’t Be Pink’d: Say NO to Pink Policies” calls out the lack of leadership from the Trump Administration in truly addressing the breast cancer crisis. We’re demanding... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, BCA News, E-Alerts

Breast Cancer Action's 30th Anniversary Event Logo. Features a woman holding a megaphone and text that reads "30 years Radical Disruption. Compassionate Resistance.Wow! Thank you for a powerful evening

By Marj Plumb DrPH, Interim Executive Director What a night! Thanks to each and every one of you who supported or joined us last night at our first-ever virtual fundraiser, 30 Years of Radical Disruption and Compassionate Resistance. It was an incredible evening and... Read more
Posted in BCA Events, BCA News, E-Alerts

headshots of the four speakers for the 30th Anniversary eventTomorrow: BCAction’s 30th Anniversary Event

By Lopa Pal, Development Manager We couldn’t be more excited! Tomorrow is the big night for 30 Years of Radical Disruption and Compassionate Resistance! Get your tickets today and join hundreds of breast cancer activists like yourself as we reflect on the past and... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, BCA Events, BCA News

A political cartoon of an FDA representative stamping approvals of drugs and devices.Tell the FDA: Ensure patient and consumer safety

We Can’t Be Pink’d week TWO is here and we’re calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to do better to protect patients and consumers! This week we are calling on the FDA to uphold strong standards and improve transparency to ensure drugs and medical devices are... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, BCA News, E-Alerts

Breast Cancer Action's 30th Anniversary Event Logo. Features a woman holding a megaphone and text that reads "30 years Radical Disruption. Compassionate Resistance.What’s Marj Going to Say?

By Rebecca Saltzman Our groundbreaking 2020 Think Before You Pink® campaign, "We Can’t Be Pink’d: Say No to Pink Policies," has launched! Join hundreds of breast cancer activists for a live campaign update at our virtual event on October 15th: 30 Years of... Read more
Posted in BCA Events, BCA News, E-Alerts

We Can't Be Pink'd Logo and Cartoon of Andrew Wheeler smashing the EPA building.Tell the EPA: No more rollbacks

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer In this year’s Think Before You Pink® campaign, we are saying “We Can’t Be Pink’d: Say NO to Pink Policies!” Since 2002, Breast Cancer Action has led Think Before You Pink® campaigns each October in response to “Breast Cancer... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, BCA News, E-Alerts

The image accompanying the Presidential Proclamation with the Think Before You Pink stamp stamped over itBreast Cancer Action Condemns Inaction Accompanying the President’s Proclamation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tibby Reas Hinderlie Communications Associate (415) 243-9301 treas@bcaction.org Breast Cancer Action Condemns Inaction Accompanying the President’s Proclamation BCAction Launches Annual Think Before You Pink® Campaign October 1 (October 1,... Read more
Posted in BCA News, Press Releases

The Think Before You Pink campaign image with the logos of the EPA, FDA, NCI, and DOJAnnouncement: We’re taking on the administration during Think Before You Pink®

In this year’s Think Before You Pink® campaign, we are saying “We Can’t Be Pink’d: Say NO to Pink Policies.” We’re taking on the lack of leadership, from the President down to agency leaders, in addressing the breast cancer epidemic!   A... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts