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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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BCAction Year End Giving. Text reads Give Today Donate.Let’s end breast cancer

By The Breast Cancer Action Team There are just two days left in 2020, and most of us are looking forward to this challenging year coming to an end. Looking forward to 2021, we know that our groundbreaking work started in 2020 must continue in the coming year... Read more
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Screen shot of the STAT Op-Ed featuring Breast Cancer Action's Think Before You Pink action directed at the National Cancer Institute.Did you see the news?

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer We’re in the news! Breast Cancer Action was featured in the recent Op-Ed “The National Cancer Institute needs to publish information about chemical exposure and cancer risk” by esteemed scientists Linda S. Birnbaum, PhD, and Margaret... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, E-Alerts

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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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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