The Source • Spring 2012 • Issue 115

Check out the latest issue of BCAction’s newsletter, The Source. In this issue: a message from our executive director Karuna Jaggar on corporate influence in the breast cancer epidemic, the newest information on treatment options for women living with breast cancer, a powerful explanation of why scientific uncertainty is no excuse for not regulating toxic chemicals, and more. Want The Source delivered to your inbox four times a year? Sign up here

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Karuna Jaggar

From the Executive Director: Money Talks: Challenging the Status Quo of Breast Cancer

By Karuna Jaggar, BCAction Executive Director February was a big month for me both personally and professionally. I celebrated my one year anniversary with Breast Cancer Action. I travelled to my alma mata to celebrate Barbara Brenner as she received her Smith College Medal for… Read More

Dispatches from San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2011

By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Longtime BCAction members have read plenty about the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) over the years. The most recent symposium in December was my first time at SABCS, and it lived up to the hype about the size… Read More

Scientific Uncertainty Is No Excuse for Failing to Protect Public Health

By Ted Schettler, MD, MPHScience Director, Science and Environmental Health Network The origins of breast cancer are complex. Many different pathways incorporating individual, societal, and cultural variables lead to this disease. Risk factors for pre- and post-menopausal breast cancers differ. The biology of breast cancers varies,… Read More