The Source • Spring 2013 • Issue 118

Check out the latest issue of BCAction’s newsletter, The Source. In this issue: a message from our executive director Karuna Jaggar about our legal challenge to patents on the “breast cancer genes” to be heard by the Supreme Court; an update on our work against fracking, which creates major health harms; why we must change the narrative about breast cancer and social justice; and more. Want The Source delivered to your inbox four times a year? Sign up here. Click here to download a PDF of this issue.

From the ED: Historic Gene Patent Case and Rally at Supreme Court

By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Every day, I talk to our members, donors, and partner organizations from across the country by phone and in person. It’s a favorite part of my job and a critical piece in my understanding of how our work matters for… Read More

Q&A With Sandra Park About Upcoming Gene Patent Case

We asked Sandra Park, a staff attorney with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and one of the lead attorneys on our legal challenge to Myriad Genetics’ patents on the “breast cancer genes,” to answer a few questions about this landmark case. The case is The Association of… Read More

Round-Up From San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2012

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is the largest breast cancer research conference in the world, with attendees from over 100 countries, where the newest study results and research is often announced. We report back from San Antonio from a patient advocate perspective, challenging the status… Read More