BCA Action Alerts

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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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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Tell the NCI we need the best available information on environmental exposures and breast cancer.Tell NCI we expect more

By Jayla Burton, Program Manager When government agencies and corporate leaders agree to make changes but then only do the bare minimum required of them, sometimes their efforts are the result of a conservative approach or a bureaucracy of red tape. But sometimes their... Read more
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The US FDA building sign with text that reads Take Action for strong FDA leadershipFDA Commissioner: take action to protect strong leadership

By Krystal Redman, DrPH, Executive Director We have an urgent action request for you: contact your legislators today and let them know you strongly oppose Dr. Janet Woodcock for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner. The FDA has granted more new drug... Read more
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The US FDA building sign with text that reads Take Action for strong FDA leadershipTake action: demand strong FDA leadership

By Jayla Burton, Program Manager Since day one of President Joe Biden taking office, we’ve called on him to make sure his administration makes breast cancer a priority. Appointing a strong Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leader who will focus on protecting the health and... Read more
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Sign the card to President Biden and Vice President HarrisSign the card, get a sticker

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer Let the Biden-Harris team know that ending the breast cancer crisis must be a priority for the administration!   Add your name now and we’ll mail you two Breast Cancer Action stickers in appreciation for you taking... Read more
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Sign the card to President Biden and Vice President HarrisTell the Biden-Harris administration we need action

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer A new administration doesn’t mean our work is done—it means we work even harder to address and end breast cancer. Over the last few years, it seems like we have seen it all. We've experienced the deprioritization of science,... Read more
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Screen shot of the STAT Op-Ed featuring Breast Cancer Action's Think Before You Pink action directed at the National Cancer Institute.Did you see the news?

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer We’re in the news! Breast Cancer Action was featured in the recent Op-Ed “The National Cancer Institute needs to publish information about chemical exposure and cancer risk” by esteemed scientists Linda S. Birnbaum, PhD, and Margaret... Read more
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A political cartoon of the NCI not telling a person with breast cancer about environmental exposures.We did it! Think Before You Pink success story

By Marj Plumb, Interim Executive Director We did it! Thank you for raising your voice, sharing your stories, and taking action during our We Can’t Be Pink’d Think Before You Pink® campaign. Your voice is powerful, and in response, the National Cancer Institute (NCI)... Read more
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Think Before You Pink 2020 Campaign Image with logo and the logos of the EPA, FDA, NCI, and DOj.Think Before You Pink® ends this weekend

By Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director Thank you for everything you’ve done this month to tell the administration and our federal agencies that We Can’t Be Pink’d! Together we held four federal agencies accountable. If you missed any of these actions,... Read more
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