Tag Archives: breast cancer

A political cartoon of the NCI not telling a person with breast cancer about environmental exposures.We did it! Think Before You Pink success story

By Marj Plumb, Interim Executive Director We did it! Thank you for raising your voice, sharing your stories, and taking action during our We Can’t Be Pink’d Think Before You Pink® campaign. Your voice is powerful, and in response, the National Cancer Institute (NCI)... Read more
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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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Get Ready for Giving Tuesday!

By Lopa Pal, Development Manager Get ready for #GivingTuesday on December 1st! It’s a global day of online giving that rings in the holiday season. And, in honor of our 30th Anniversary, Lesbians for Good will match your gift dollar-for-dollar. Breast cancer... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action LogoKamala’s Mom, Shyamala Harris, and Breast Cancer Action

As we celebrate Kamala Harris’s historic election into the role of Vice President-Elect, news outlets across the country are writing about her upbringing and spotlighting her family members, including her mother Shyamala Gopalan Harris. Many of our members have seen that... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoThe Fossil Fuel to Breast Cancer Pipeline

Health risks from fossil fuels touch almost every aspect of our lives. In addition to vehicle exhaust and industrial emissions, a wide range of everyday products are made from fossil fuel-based chemicals, including cosmetic products, pesticides, and plastics. In this episode, The... Read more
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Onward!

By Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director We are ready to roll up our sleeves to work with—and hold accountable—President-Elect Biden and all of our leaders, to cultivate a world where our lives and communities are not threatened by breast cancer. For 30 years,... Read more
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Think Before You Pink 2020 Campaign Image with logo and the logos of the EPA, FDA, NCI, and DOj.Think Before You Pink® ends this weekend

By Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director Thank you for everything you’ve done this month to tell the administration and our federal agencies that We Can’t Be Pink’d! Together we held four federal agencies accountable. If you missed any of these actions,... Read more
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Marie Garlock Video ThumbnailWe Can’t Be Pink’d Personal Video Stories

THINK BEFORE YOU PINK® – 2020 CAMPAIGN We've been lucky enough to have three Breast Cancer Action members share their stories of why our We Can't Be Pink'd actions are important to them. Kim Motta and Deb Smalley shared their stories of breast implant illness... Read more
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Think Before You Pink 2020 Campaign Image with logo and the logos of the EPA, FDA, NCI, and DOj.Last week to say We Can’t Be Pink’d!

By Marj Plumb, Interim Executive Director This has been a Think Before You Pink® campaign unlike any other. We’ve never run a campaign this big before, with four distinct targets. And there's still time to participate - all four actions are linked below!   On... Read more
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Political Cartoon featuring Attorney General William Barr and Lady JusticeTake action to protect the Affordable Care Act

By Rebecca Saltzman, Deputy Director The final week of our Think Before You Pink® campaign, “We Can’t Be Pink’d,” is here, and we’re calling out the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Attorney General William Barr. We will not stand by as they attempt to gut healthcare... Read more
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