BCA News

The four featured guests on BCAction's podcast episode Addressing Disparities: Screening vs. Systemic ChangeTune in to our new podcast

By Jayla Burton, Program Manager Breast cancer is foundationally a social justice issue, and it is also a racial justice issue.  When it comes to breast cancer, we are far too familiar with racial disparities in diagnosis, treatment, and mortality. Screening has... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

Breast Cancer Action LogoOur newest social media platform is…

By Krystal Redman, Executive Director Breast Cancer Action is now on Instagram and we’re inviting you to be one of our very first followers. Follow us at @bcaction for our latest updates as well as exclusive photos and graphics that you won’t see... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

The US FDA building sign with text that reads Take Action for strong FDA leadershipOur bold call for political change

By Zoë Christopher, Program Officer and Operations Manager I’m proud of the impact Breast Cancer Action has had over the last few months. It's clear that when you join us and we raise our voices together we are powerful enough to bring about real change. Here’s a... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

A collage of five pieces of colorful artIt’s official. Drawing the Connections is on.

By Lopa Pal, Development Manager The energy and excitement around this event is overwhelming. Thank you to everyone who completed the survey for our upcoming event, Drawing the Connections. I’m happy to announce that opening night will be on Thursday, June... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

Biden-Harris be the administration that prioritizes breast cancerLetter to the Biden-Harris administration on addressing and ending breast cancer

By The Breast Cancer Action Team; Krystal Redman, DrPH, Executive Director; Jayla Burton, MPH, MS, Program Manager; Tibby Reas Hinderlie, Communications Manager; Lopa Pal, Development Manager; Zoe Christopher, Program Officer & Operations Manager; Heather Stone, Development... Read more
Posted in Articles, BCA News

Krystal Redman and Breast Cancer Action LogoBCAction’s legacy drives our mission forward

By Krystal Redman, DrPH, Executive Director In this email I would like to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of the Breast Cancer Action team. My first day with Breast Cancer Action was Monday, January 4th. Since that date we’ve faced an insurrection at our... Read more
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Two children playing in their neighborhood.Can Childhood Experiences Increase Breast Cancer Risk?

By Heather Sarantis, Environmental Health Consultant to Breast Cancer Action and Guest Writer I have worked on breast cancer prevention for more than 15 years. Most recently, I co-authored Paths to Prevention: The California Breast Cancer Primary Prevention Plan, a nearly... Read more
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Krystal Redman and Breast Cancer Action LogoWelcome our new Executive Director

By Peggy Huston, Chair, Board of Directors Thank you! I’ve always known that Breast Cancer Action’s power lies in our grassroots activism and the support of people like you and today is no exception. Thank you for your overwhelming support during our year-end... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

Breast Cancer Action LogoKamala’s Mom, Shyamala Harris, and Breast Cancer Action

As we celebrate Kamala Harris’s historic election into the role of Vice President-Elect, news outlets across the country are writing about her upbringing and spotlighting her family members, including her mother Shyamala Gopalan Harris. Many of our members have seen that... Read more
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A political cartoon of the NCI not telling a person with breast cancer about environmental exposures.ACTION ALERT: Tell the NCI We Can’t Be Pink’d

By Tibby Reas Hinderlie, Communications Associate This year’s Think Before You Pink® campaign “We Can’t Be Pink’d: Say NO to Pink Policies” calls out the lack of leadership from the Trump Administration in truly addressing the breast cancer crisis. We’re demanding... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, BCA News, E-Alerts