Tag Archives: FDA

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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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
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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
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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
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Breast Cancer Action LogoLooking back and moving forward

By Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director July 2020 to January 2021, and Karuna Jaggar, Former Executive Director, March 2011 to June 2020 2020 was a year that reminded us all why Breast Cancer Action’s uncompromising health justice work is so important—even while... Read more
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The SABCS Video Backdrop featuring the SABCS logoSABCS 2020

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer For decades billions of dollars have been poured into breast cancer research. And each December clinicians and researchers from around the world gather at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) to share the latest study results. For... Read more
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The SABCS Video Backdrop featuring the SABCS logoSABCS 2020: Patient-centered FDA Approvals

By Tibby Reas Hinderlie, Communications Officer I joined Breast Cancer Action as the Communications Officer in July of 2020, which makes this year’s San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) my first breast cancer conference. Given that SABCS is geared towards clinicians... 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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