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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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A woman swabbing her cheek.SABCS 2020: Why More Tests Won’t Solve the Breast Cancer Epidemic and Other Takeaways

By Karuna Jaggar, Former Executive Director and SABCS Guest Writer In our “take action,” “more is better,” “gotta do something” culture, most people assume that more medial testing will lead to better treatments. After all, many assume, the more we know about a... 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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An empty doctor's officeSABCS 2020: Helping Patients by Doing Less: No Chemo Needed for Even More Breast Cancers

By Karuna Jaggar, Former Executive Director and SABCS Guest Writer Good news for many postmenopausal women with early stage, hormone positive breast cancer. Two new studies presented at the 2020 the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) confirm that the majority of these... Read more
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The SABCS Video Backdrop featuring the SABCS logoSABCS 2020: Breast cancer and SABCS during COVID-19

By Karuna Jaggar, Former Executive Director and SABCS Guest Writer Nine months in to the COVID-19 pandemic and we all know that virtually every area of our lives been deeply altered. With a vaccine on the immediate horizon—possibly getting FDA approval this week!—there’s... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action LogoWe will be at SABCS – will you?

By Tibby Reas Hinderlie, Communications Officer Every year, BCAction attends the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), the largest annual breast cancer conference in the world bringing together both researchers and clinical practitioners to present and discuss the... Read more
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Screen shot from a 30th Anniversary Event Video30th Anniversary Event Videos

The following videos from our 30th Anniversary Event Radical Disruption Compassionate Resistance include speeches, testimonials, and personal stories about what the work of BCAction has meant to our members.  Please enjoy the featured 30th Anniversary Event Video, our... Read more
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Introducing Our Interim ED, Marj Plumb

By Peggy Huston, Chair of the Board of Directors I am writing to update you on recent exciting news for Breast Cancer Action. If you remember, our long-time Executive Director, Karuna Jaggar, informed us in the beginning of the year that she was ready for new horizons. The... Read more
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Letter from the Executive Director

by Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Breast Cancer Action isn’t like any other breast cancer organization. For 30 years we’ve been the independent voice and rapid-response watchdog for the breast cancer resistance—thanks to fierce and committed supporters like... Read more
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Opportunity to Lead Breast Cancer Action

We're seeking a new Executive Director - check out the job description and pass it on. Read more
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