Articles

The Larger Good: Fighting for Their Lives

Elenore Pred, one of BCAction's four original founders, was featured in a U.S. News & World Report series on The Most Notable Women of 1991. The profile, by Erica E. Goode, was published on August 26, 1991, just months before Elenore Pred died.  The toxic blue liquid... Read more
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Genentech Starts Compassionate Access to Breast Cancer Drug

One of Breast Cancer Action's first campaigns was an effort to persuade Genentech to allow compassionate use of a drug (Her2/neu or Trastuzumab, brand name, Herceptin) that showed promise for those with late-stage breast cancer. This article, by Mary Ann Swissier, was... Read more
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Let’s support Breast Cancer Action!

Every year, I host the Billie Gardner Loulan Memorial Benefit for Breast Cancer Action in memory of my mother who died of breast cancer. With the shelter-in-place order extended to who knows when, we’re turning the in-person event to a virtual one. Please join me for the 16th... Read more
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Take a Stand Against the Censored Science Rule!

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer The Trump Administration is once again trying to push through its proposed “Censored Science” rule that would hobble the EPA’s ability to utilize most public health and environmental research. Take action and tell the EPA... Read more
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Volunteer Spotlight: Dina Balatti

Meet Dina Balatti one of Breast Cancer Action's superstar volunteers. Read more
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In Honor & Memory

Donations made to BCAction between November 7, 2019 – March 24, 2020 in honor or memory.  DONATIONS IN HONOR  Rita Arditti     from Dr. Barbara Rubin  Abigail Arons     from Dr. Elissa... Read more
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From the Executive Director: It Shouldn’t Take a Pandemic to Prioritize Public Health

COVID-19 is an acute health justice issue that reveals the enormity of the cracks in our healthcare system. Read more
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Dear California: Fossil Fuels are Fueling a Public Health Crisis

Fossil fuel production is fueling the cancer and climate crisis -- and threatening our health and our communities. Read more
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Opportunity to Lead Breast Cancer Action

We're seeking a new Executive Director - check out the job description and pass it on. Read more
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Take Action on PFAS!

Join us and take action to regulate PFAS Read more
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