By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director For over a decade, Breast Cancer Action has been taking on pinkwashers: corporations and organizations that peddle products linked to breast cancer while claiming to care about women with the disease. We always think it can’t get worse—until it does.
By Jeanette Koncikowski, BCAction Community Leader for Change My mom, Rosemary, was diagnosed in 2000 with Stage 3 breast cancer. When we told friends and family about my mom’s diagnosis, there was an immediate outpouring of support. People made meals. They helped with transportation to chemo. People sent cards and called daily. We met survivors and […]
By Sahru Keiser, Program Manager Breast Cancer Awareness Month (or as we call it, “Breast Cancer Industry Month”) is around the corner. Over the years we’ve seen it all: pink fracking drill bits for breast cancer, pink doughnuts, pink trashcans, pink handguns. Unfortunately, a whole lot of pink ribbon promotions do more for a corporation’s […]
By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director For 25 years, Breast Cancer Action has put women’s health first. Our founders never imagined that 25 years after they gathered in a living room together, BCAction would be 60,000 strong. Thank you for being part of this amazing grassroots community committed to women’s health and social justice. Please join […]
By Ngina Lythcott, BCAction Board member I’ve been living with breast cancer for 27 years. My diagnosis was terrifying and I know how important it is to have accurate, evidence-based information about this disease from a trusted source. I serve on the Board of Directors of Breast Cancer Action because I believe that every woman […]
We have an amazing opportunity right now. We are the all-volunteer national Board of Directors who love Breast Cancer Action and donate our time and talent to steward this powerful grassroots organization. Breast Cancer Action depends on members like you to fund our vital and independent work. As the Board of Directors, we are acutely […]
By Julie Morgan, Member, BCAction Board of Directors In 2011, when I was 37, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was devastating to me and my whole community. My friends and family wanted to show their support and love while I was going through treatment. I was pretty vocal from early on after my […]