The next five years at Breast Cancer Action

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director As we head into our 25th anniversary year at Breast Cancer Action and the 12th year of our Think Before You Pink® campaign, I’m excited to share our new strategic plan with you.  Over the next five years, this plan will guide Breast Cancer Action’s work as we educate, organize and take […]

“How Fracking Impacts Public Health” with Dr. Sandra Steingraber

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Don't Frack With Our Health

If you have ever wondered what all the fuss and opposition to fracking is about, then mark your calendar. On Wednesday, July 23rd Dr. Sandra Steingraber is coming to San Francisco, CA. For years, renowned activist and author of several books including Living Downstream and Raising Elijah, Sandra Steingraber has been on the front lines of investigating the connections between breast cancer and […]

The truth about breast cancer

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There is nothing comforting, secure, soft or reassuring about breast cancer. The reality is doctor’s visits, radiation appointments, chemo infusions and their aftermath. And there’s always the uncertainty of recurrence. Breast Cancer Action is NOT like most mainstream breast cancer organizations. We aren’t afraid to stand up and speak out about the uncomfortable realities of […]

Get Your ticket to “Acting Out” on May 1st

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You’re in luck! We still have a few tickets to our 2nd annual Acting Out – For The Health of It variety show and benefit event on Thursday, May 1st in San Francisco. If you don’t live in the Bay Area or can’t join us this time, you can still participate. Share this information with your friends via […]

No Gold Stars for Avon this Time

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By Annie Sartor, Policy and Campaigns Coordinator Earlier this month, Avon announced that they plan to remove the chemical triclosan from their line of beauty and personal care products. Sounds like good news, right? Avon’s announcement, at first glance, represents progress for those of us who care about the many synthetic chemicals in cosmetics and […]

Get tickets for our “Acting Out” variety show – May 1st in San Francisco

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Our 2nd annual Acting Out – For The Health of It event is on Thursday, May 1st. Join the local BCAction community at Brava Theater Center in San Francisco to enjoy a variety show featuring great performances from comedians, authors, musicians, and dance troupes, all of whom share your commitment to women’s health.  We’re excited to announce the […]

Join Us at “Seeing Red: The Truth About Pink Ribbons” in Boston

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If you live in the Boston area, join us for an excerpt screening of the hard-hitting documentary, Pink Ribbons, Inc., followed by a panel discussion on the current politics of breast cancer and how to take action to make a real impact on the breast cancer epidemic. This lively and interactive evening will be facilitated […]

We need your input!

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As we develop our new strategic plan for the next five years, we really want to hear from YOU. We know that breast cancer impacts all of us. So please, whether you are caring for or have lost a loved one, are living with breast cancer, are a healthcare professional, if you care about healthy environments, […]

Make your year-end donation today!

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Make Your Year End Donation Today

We cannot be bought. We will always put patients before corporate profits. And we depend on you. Make your year-end donation now. Your generous support allows us to continue: Thank you so much for your support! Happy holidays from your feisty friends at Breast Cancer Action.  

Donate today to put patients before corporate profits

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With your support, Breast Cancer Action has been leading the call for accountability and transparency in the breast cancer movement for 23 years. After decades of awareness campaigns and billions of dollars, we still have an epidemic on our hands. Too many women are still being diagnosed with and dying from breast cancer.  When you […]

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