Week Four: Breast Cancer Prevention Month

In the final week of October, we introduced another important theme that plays a big role in our work. Limiting toxic chemical and radiation exposure is important at every stage, but it’s particularly critical during gestation, childhood and pregnancy.

An Island of Green at the California Women’s Conference

The Breast Cancer Fund traveled to Long Beach, Calif., to introduce prevention to a crowd of over 14,000 California women during the 2010 Women’s Conference, a star-studded two-day forum seeking to inspire and empower.

Week Three: Breast Cancer Prevention Month

In week three of Breast Cancer Prevention Month, we hoped to spark a discussion on the consumer’s right to know what’s in the cleaning products they buy, and what those hidden dangers are.

Week Two: Breast Cancer Prevention Month

Week two of Breast Cancer Prevention Month focuses on the reality that chemicals in our everyday products are not just affecting our health — they’re making their way into our environment.

It’s Time for Breast Cancer Prevention Month (Huffington Post, 10/12/2010)

It’s that pink time of year again, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But when virtually every American has been touched by the disease, who among us is not aware of breast cancer? What we need is Breast Cancer PREVENTION Month…

Week One: Breast Cancer Prevention Month

The release of our latest edition of State of the Evidence launched a month-long campaign to move the breast cancer conversation in October beyond awareness and to prevention. Here’s a roundup for week one of Breast Cancer Prevention Month.

Climbers share their thoughts before the 2010 Mt. Shasta expedition

On Sunday, June 13, 26 individuals from across the country will meet together in Northern California to begin final preparations for an expedition of a lifetime. They have each put in countless hours of fundraising and six months of rigorous training – whether hiking the modest hills in Central Florida to climbing the peaks of Montana … Read more…

Burlington woman climbs for breast cancer prevention (Burlington Free Press, 5/19/10)

Lindsey Stair, 24, a member of the Breast Cancer Fund's 2010 Climb Against the Odds expedition, did a Q&A session with her local paper, Burlington Free Press, about her upcoming climb of Mt. Shasta. On Saturday, May 22, Lindsey will join her fellow East Coast teammates for a climb of New Hampshire's Mt. Washington, and … Read more…

Remembering Mom with a climb to the top of the world (Contra Costa Times, 5/7/10)

On June 16, Whitney Pond of Danville, Calif., will join a team of 26 women and men in a expedition to the summit of Mt. Shasta with the Breast Cancer Fund's 2010 Climb Against the Odds. The 16 year old will make this journey of a lifetime to honor her mother, who passed away five years ago to breast … Read more…