Tag Archives: breast cancer awareness month

Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoThink Before You Pink® 2020 In Action

By The Breast Cancer Action Team Right now, our work is more critical than ever. Over the last three weeks, you have joined us in calling out the administration's failures to address the breast cancer epidemic. Read on for several ways to engage with our campaign calling for... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoWhat the National Cancer Institute Leaves Out About Environmental Exposures

In recent decades researchers have identified more than 200 chemical exposures that may increase the risk for breast cancer. Despite these scientific advances, the country’s primary cancer agency, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), downplays these connections. This... Read more
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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
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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.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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Not your average virtual event

Written By: Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director I’m so excited about the group of feisty and fearless BCAction members and supporters who will be gathering for our 30th Anniversary virtual event. Here’s a sneak-peak: our line-up includes our host,... Read more
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