Tag Archives: Breast Cancer Action founders

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
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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
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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.You don’t want to miss the featured speakers for our 30th Anniversary event

By Rebecca Saltzman At our October 15th virtual event, 30 Years of Radical Disruption and Compassionate Resistance, our three featured speakers will weave together the history and the future of Breast Cancer Action. Get your tickets... 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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Letter from the Executive Director – Second Edition

by Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director Marking a 30th anniversary of an organization is about recognizing the past work and successes, and recommitting to the ongoing necessity of the mission. Breast Cancer Action’s continuity of mission, vision, and voice across... 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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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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The Larger Good: Fighting for Their Lives

Elenore Pred, one of BCAction's four original founders, was featured in a U.S. News & World Report series on The Most Notable Women of 1991. The profile, by Erica E. Goode, was published on August 26, 1991, just months before Elenore Pred died.  The toxic blue liquid... Read more
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