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A picture of the US Capitol building against a blue backdropWe should have access to essential medical supplies

By Tibby Reas Hinderlie, Communications Manager For many people, breast cancer treatment comes with harsh, disabling side effects. Lymphedema is a condition that causes incredibly painful swelling in the arms or legs due to the blocked flow of fluids. It is estimated... Read more
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Check out our newly revised free resource

By Zoë Christopher, Program Officer & Operations Manager Our latest resource, What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer, provides our unbiased, patient-centered take on the basics of breast cancer, free from industry influence.   We’ve recently updated this... Read more
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A fossil fuel facility with a sepia overlay. Text reads Take action to stop fossil fuels.Prioritizing breast cancer = ending fossil fuels

By Jayla Burton, Program Manager In the state of California, one of the largest oil producers in the US, our organization has been a leader in calling for an end to dangerous drilling practices that threaten our health and increase the risk of breast cancer. But this issue... Read more
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6 pieces of art surrounding the Drawing the Connections logo.Art and Activism Wins! 🎨

By Heather Stone, Development and Communications Associate Thank you to everyone who helped make Drawing the Connections a success by bidding, donating, or sharing the art auction with your friends and communities. With your support, we exceeded our $15,000... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Podcast logoUncovering LGBTQ Breast Cancer Realities

Individuals who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer have stories of navigating breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment that aren’t represented in the heteronormative pink ribbon narrative. In this episode, host BCAction Program Manager Jayla... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action's walls.io page featuring all the art from Drawing the ConnectionsToday’s the day

By Heather Stone, Development and Communications Associate Today is the last day of the Drawing the Connections art auction and we're 98% of the way to meeting our fundraising goal. Help us raise the last $300 today! You can help us get there by: Bidding on a... Read more
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Text in image reads: A new study found PFAS chemicals in most waterproof mascara, liquid lipsticks, and foundations. Take action today.Cosmetics contaminated with PFAS

By Tibby Reas Hinderlie, Communications Manager New research finds that PFAS chemicals - which may increase breast cancer risk--are present in most makeup tested, and calls for immediate action!   In the past, you’ve joined us in calling out the... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action's walls.io page featuring all the art from Drawing the ConnectionsThe art auction is heating up

By Lopa Pal, Development Manager Bids are coming in for the Drawing the Connections art auction! What a rush to see the Breast Cancer Action community come together to support these activist-artists and BCAction’s vital work to address and end breast cancer. If... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action's walls.io page featuring all the art from Drawing the ConnectionsWhat a night!

By Lopa Pal, Development Manager The Drawing the Connections art auction is now officially open! Browse this intentionally curated selection of art and start bidding by clicking on any image that calls to you.  Last night’s opening gala for Drawing the... Read more
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Headshots of the 5 speakers at Drawing the Connections: Gabbi Poccia, Gaye Hyre, Christy Chan, Favianna Rodriguez, and Caro Novella.Do you have your tickets yet?

By The Breast Cancer Action Team The opening night virtual gala for Drawing the Connections is just two days away! We're are thrilled about all the breast cancer activists who will be gathering to support our participating artist-activists, uplift art that... Read more
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