Tag Archives: FDA

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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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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Headshot of Zoe ChristopherEven as Trump changes the rules under COVID, the fight to strengthen the FDA is not new to the Breast Cancer Community

By Zoë Christopher As Breast Cancer Action’s Resource Liaison, Zoë connects those seeking information and assistance with the resources they’re looking for regarding detection, treatment, and prevention of breast cancer. Zoë holds a Masters degree in psychology 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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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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Kim Motta is pictured smiling with her two daughtersThe Real Ones Tried to Kill Me – The Fake Ones Did Too

By Kim Motta Kim Motta lives in Dublin, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. She has been married to her husband Peter for almost 20 years, and they have two daughters in high school, Lauren and Emily. Kim works to "pay it forward" as she contiunes healing from Breast Implant... Read more
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Deb Smalley is pictured smiling with her husband and two children.Breast Implant Education and Options: It’s About Choice, Power, and Respect

By Deb Smalley Deb Smalley lives with her husband, Bob, two children, Jack and Lydia, four dogs and two cats in Mullica Hill, New Jersey. She grew up in nearby Gibbstown. Diagnosed with hormone receptor positive invasive ductal carcinoma and ductal carcinoma in situ... Read more
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