New Report on Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Briefing for Advocates

January 2012

Breast Cancer Action’s executive director, Karuna Jaggar presented joined by Janet Ackerman, Research Assistant at the Silent Spring Institute on Jan 24th and joined by Ruthann Rudel, MS, Director of Research at the Silent Spring Institute on Jan 25th.

The webinar provided:

  • BCAction’s commentary and analysis of the IOM report on breast cancer and the environment
  • A summary of where the report got it right and where it missed the mark
  • A focus on the limits of individual behavior and the policy changes required to reduce these exposures to toxins that may be contributing to the skyrocketing rates of breast and other cancers
  • Review the committee’s recommendations and discuss how advocates can move these recommendations forward

Past Webinars