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By Ellen Schwerin, BCAction member and daughter of former Board member Susan Stone My family is too familiar with breast cancer. My mom, Susan Stone, died of the disease in 2002 when I was 31, and I was diagnosed with breast cancer five years later. I was devastated by mom’s death, and I hated that I had […]

Where does the pink ribbon $$ go?

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By Marie Bautista, Development Officer When my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer six years ago, I felt helpless and confused.  Her sister had died from the disease just nine months before, which made my mom’s diagnosis that much scarier. Instead of just worrying, I wanted to do something. So like many others, I began […]

#GivingTuesday – Your Donation Will Be Doubled!

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I’m Susan, a fellow Breast Cancer Action member, and I will match your donation to Breast Cancer Action if you donate between now and midnight tomorrow. Give today so I can double your impact!

Thank You For Helping Change the Status Quo in Breast Cancer

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From all of us here at Breast Cancer Action, THANK YOU. Thank you for being part of our community. Thank you for your fierce, passionate, committed activism. Thank you for the big and small ways you work to address and end the breast cancer epidemic.

Heads Up – Dec. 1st is Giving Tuesday!

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Get ready – on #GivingTuesday, a generous donor will match every dollar you donate to Breast Cancer Action up to $25,000, in honor of our 25th anniversary year. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving back during the consumerism of the holiday season and this is a great opportunity to […]

A Powerful Pinktober—Not Stopping Until Our Work Is Done!

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director This Pinktober, you helped expose the American Cancer Society and the Personal Care Products Council as pinkwashers for giving cancer patients toxic cosmetics. Your powerful voices, actions and stories said loud and clear that “Poison Isn’t Pretty” and you revealed the truth about their hallmark Look Good, Feel Better® program.

3 DAYS LEFT to Take Action this Pinktober!

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By BCAction staff For more than two decades, the American Cancer Society and the Personal Care Products Council have been bombarding cancer patients with toxic cosmetics through their Look Good, Feel Better program. Now, it’s time to bombard the inboxes of these industry giants and tell them to change their toxic ways.

“I’m Outraged I Was Given Toxic Cosmetics”

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By Katy Skahill, Breast Cancer Action member In December 2014, I was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and had a bilateral mastectomy that same month. During my chemotherapy treatment afterward, I saw posters at my hospital advertising the American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better® program. During the Look Good, Feel Better class I attended, […]

Our Pressure Is Working—Pinkwashers Feel the Heat!

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By Alyssa Figueroa, Campaigns Coordinator Your letters, your stories and your voices are being heard! You’ve been telling the American Cancer Society and the Personal Care Products Council to clean up their Look Good, Feel Better® program, and they’ve been forced to listen.

Teflon in Makeup? Pinkwashers Give Cancer Patients These Toxic Cosmetics

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By Alyssa Figueroa, Campaigns Coordinator This October, join us in demanding the American Cancer Society and the Personal Care Products Council stop exposing cancer patients to toxic cosmetics through their Look Good, Feel Better® program. But exactly what harmful chemicals did we find in these cosmetics given to cancer patients?

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