The Source • Fall 2019 – Issue 138

In this issue you’ll find an opinion piece from our Executive Director, a critical action you can take to make sure women are informed about the risk of breast implants, highlights from our recent Think Before You Pink® campaign, info on our brand new podcast, a member spotlight, and more!

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From the Executive Director: Pink Ribbon Culture, Gaslighting, and the Breast Cancer Epidemic

Editor’s Note: You may have seen Karuna’s recent op-ed, published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Pink-Ribbon Culture is Gaslighting Women. The op-ed struck a nerve for thousands of people and gave voice to what many of us have felt . It reached over 15,000 people… Read More

Tell the FDA to Require Stronger Breast Implant Labeling

by Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director We have an important opportunity right now to ensure that everyone considering breast implants has complete and balanced information about the risks and potential harms.The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating their labeling recommendations for breast implants and adding… Read More

Thank You for Saying Never to Forever Chemicals

From The Breast Cancer Action Team  Every October our acclaimed Think Before You Pink® campaign holds pinkwashing corporations accountable for their role in the breast cancer epidemic. This year, we told 3M to Say Never to Forever Chemicals and in the process we educated tens of thousands… Read More