Tag Archives: breast cancer

Breast Cancer Action LogoWhy We Oppose Dr. Janet Woodcock to Head the FDA

President Biden will soon nominate a Commissioner U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Dr. Janet Woodcock is the current acting FDA commissioner and is a potential candidate for the position. We oppose Woodcock’s potential nomination and sent the letter below to The Honorable... Read more
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A collage of five pieces of colorful artCalling all artists and art lovers

By Lopa Pal, Development Manager I’m so excited to share with you an idea for an upcoming event and to get your feedback on how we can make it amazing! We are planning a virtual event and online art auction in early June called Drawing the Connections. This... Read more
Posted in BCA Events, E-Alerts

The US FDA building sign with text that reads Take Action for strong FDA leadershipFDA Commissioner: take action to protect strong leadership

By Krystal Redman, DrPH, Executive Director We have an urgent action request for you: contact your legislators today and let them know you strongly oppose Dr. Janet Woodcock for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner. The FDA has granted more new drug... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, E-Alerts

The US FDA building sign with text that reads Take Action for strong FDA leadershipTake action: demand strong FDA leadership

By Jayla Burton, Program Manager Since day one of President Joe Biden taking office, we’ve called on him to make sure his administration makes breast cancer a priority. Appointing a strong Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leader who will focus on protecting the health and... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, E-Alerts

Sign the card to President Biden and Vice President HarrisSign the card, get a sticker

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer Let the Biden-Harris team know that ending the breast cancer crisis must be a priority for the administration!   Add your name now and we’ll mail you two Breast Cancer Action stickers in appreciation for you taking... Read more
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Sign the card to President Biden and Vice President HarrisTell the Biden-Harris administration we need action

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer A new administration doesn’t mean our work is done—it means we work even harder to address and end breast cancer. Over the last few years, it seems like we have seen it all. We've experienced the deprioritization of science,... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, E-Alerts

Krystal Redman and Breast Cancer Action LogoBCAction’s legacy drives our mission forward

By Krystal Redman, DrPH, Executive Director In this email I would like to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of the Breast Cancer Action team. My first day with Breast Cancer Action was Monday, January 4th. Since that date we’ve faced an insurrection at our... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoPodcast: This research could change what we know about breast cancer

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer Breast Cancer Action is committed to addressing the root causes of breast cancer and its disparities, from involuntary toxic exposures to the impact of chronic stress as a result of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).    For... Read more
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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
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Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoThe Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on Breast Cancer

In this episode, Breast Cancer Action’s Environmental Health Consultant Heather Sarantis interviews Dr. Barbara Cohn, the lead research principal investigator of the study "Linking Neighborhood and Individual Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to Breast Cancer." This study is... Read more
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