Tag Archives: root causes of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoAddressing Disparities: Screening vs. Systemic Change

Most of us are familiar with the serious health inequities that exist among different racial, ethnic, and cultural groups when it comes to illness. Breast cancer is no exception. Join BCAction Program Manager Jayla’s conversation with four podcast guests: Marissa Thomas,... Read more
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A grape field being sprayed with pesticides with text about the Community Cancer Connection MeetingCalling all Sonoma Activists

By Jayla Burton, Program Manager As a Sonoma County area resident and BCAction activist, you are invited to the first virtual Community Cancer Connection Meeting on Wednesday, April 21st at 6:30 PM PST to join in solidarity and share your experiences, strengthen... Read more
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SoundCloud player of BCAction's KMUD interviewBCAction on KMUD Public Affairs

Breast Cancer Action was interviewed in the March 30th episode of From Beyond the Redwood Curtain, a unique KMUD Public Affairs programming collaboration made possible by a partnership between Biofuelwatch and KMUD Redwood Community Radio. In the episode, host Gary Hughes,... Read more
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Biden-Harris be the administration that prioritizes breast cancerLetter to the Biden-Harris administration on addressing and ending breast cancer

By The Breast Cancer Action Team; Krystal Redman, DrPH, Executive Director; Jayla Burton, MPH, MS, Program Manager; Tibby Reas Hinderlie, Communications Manager; Lopa Pal, Development Manager; Zoe Christopher, Program Officer & Operations Manager; Heather Stone, Development... 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
Posted in E-Alerts

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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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

A political cartoon of the NCI not telling a person with breast cancer about environmental exposures.We did it! Think Before You Pink success story

By Marj Plumb, Interim Executive Director We did it! Thank you for raising your voice, sharing your stories, and taking action during our We Can’t Be Pink’d Think Before You Pink® campaign. Your voice is powerful, and in response, the National Cancer Institute (NCI)... Read more
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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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