Leading breast cancer journal article makes the case for prevention

Environmental exposures offer one of the greatest opportunities to reduce breast cancer risk, according to a recent article published in Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, an interdisciplinary publication for medical professionals. While both scientific literature and mainstream media tend to focus breast cancer research and coverage on primary genetic mutations, these account for just … Read more…

Breast cancer awareness should be a year-round event (Huffington Post, 10/27/2011)

Mounting scientific evidence links exposure to everyday chemicals — in our food, our products, our air and our water — to breast cancer.

TSCA reform advocates meet with White House officials (Greenwire, 5/19/2011)

The Breast Cancer Fund’s Nancy Buermeyer handed 73,000 petition signatures to the White House this morning, all asking the President to make prevention a key component of our national cancer strategy.

An interview with Dr. Kripke of the President’s Cancer Panel (2/7/2011)

Before President’s Cancer Panel member Dr. Kripke’s lecture in San Francisco, our president and CEO Jeanne Rizzo had the opportunity to interview her. Listen now!

A national cancer prevention plan? Only with your voice

How will we get a national cancer prevention plan in the United States? Only by demanding one. That was last night’s take-home message from Dr. Margaret Kripke of the President’s Cancer Panel.

Quit the pesticide man (Huffington Post, 1/5/2011)

Together they weave strawberry pesticides, breast cancer, the problem with the EPA, safe cosmetics and being a Debbie Downer into something that you want to read.

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…

The Plastic Panic (The New Yorker, 5/31/10)

In The Plastic Panic, an expansive article this week in The New Yorker, Jerome Groopman writes that BPA “may be among the world’s most vilified chemicals.” So why are federal regulators still undecided about whether to ban it in food packaging?