October Shopping Guide: Safe & Transparent

Welcome friends, to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when pink ribbons cover everything from toxic cosmetics to BPA-lined food cans, urging us to be aware of breast cancer. When 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease, how much more awareness do we need? The Breast Cancer Fund is working to shift the conversation from … Read more…

Researchers believe BPA poses risk to babies in the womb (ABC News, 10/8/2013)

BPA could pose a risk to children long before they take their first sip of milk…

Beyond Pink Ribbons to Breast Cancer Prevention (Huffington Post, 10/17/2013)

These stories are urging us to think differently about breast cancer. These voices are demanding that we pay attention to prevention. In these stories and voices, I hear the future of the breast cancer movement…

Breast Cancer And Dogs: The Next ‘Canaries In The Coal Mine’? (Huffington Post, 10/12/2013)

Cancer is the leading disease-related killer of dogs, with mammary tumors the most common type afflicting females…

Researchers raise concerns about BPA and breast cancer (USA Today, 10/8/2013)

USA Today story highlights the mounting evidence on the link between prenatal BPA exposure and increased risk for later-life breast cancer.

5 ‘Beyond the Pink’ Facts about Breast Cancer (The Daily Green, 10/1/2013)

October has been so well-branded as Breast Cancer Awareness Month that pink has all but replaced Autumn’s reds and golds as the color most associated with the month…

Why I Hike (aka Thinking Before Pinking) (08/26/13)

The president of Bay Area Young Survivors explains why she’s so beyond the pink and joining the Breast Cancer Fund on Mt. Tam in October.