Emphasizing breast cancer prevention (San Francisco Chronicle, 2/11/2013)


The San Francisco Chronicle weighed in on yesterday's game-changing report in an editorial that urges lawmakers to take action:

"So now it will be up to the Obama administration and Congress to act on this compelling case to prioritize prevention on a disease that is costing 40,000 lives and more than $17 billion a year…This report should give Washington the political will it needs to put the nation's health interest first."

The editorial echoes (and quotes) the voice of Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO Jeanne Rizzo:

"We are all exposed to a cocktail of carcinogens and
endocrine disrupters every day that puts us at greater risk for breast cancer,
and we need to prioritize and invest in identifying and preventing exposures to
these chemicals."(Read complete article.)


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