Tag Archives: Think Before You Pink

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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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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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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Political Cartoon featuring Attorney General William Barr and Lady JusticeTake action to protect the Affordable Care Act

By Rebecca Saltzman, Deputy Director The final week of our Think Before You Pink® campaign, “We Can’t Be Pink’d,” is here, and we’re calling out the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Attorney General William Barr. We will not stand by as they attempt to gut healthcare... 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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Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoWhat the National Cancer Institute Leaves Out About Environmental Exposures

In recent decades researchers have identified more than 200 chemical exposures that may increase the risk for breast cancer. Despite these scientific advances, the country’s primary cancer agency, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), downplays these connections. This... Read more
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