BCA Action Alerts

30 Years of Radical Disruption & Compassionate Resistance

2020 is a big year! It marks 30 years of Breast Cancer Action’s radical disruption and compassionate resistance. Since our founding in 1990, we’ve worked to identify the root causes and dismantle the structures of the breast cancer epidemic. We’ve accomplished so much... Read more
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There’s Still Time to Support Uncompromising Activism

2020 will mark Breast Cancer Action’s 30th Anniversary. That’s 30 years of uncompromising activism, working toward a world where lives and communities aren’t threatened by breast cancer. We’ve made some important advances, but there’s still work to do. Please make your... Read more
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We’ll be Fierce in 2020. Donate Today.

2019 is quickly winding down, but there’s still time! Your year-end donation will support Breast Cancer Action’s fierce independence in the coming year. Read more
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Supporting 30 Years of Uncompromising Activism

Next year marks Breast Cancer Action’s 30th anniversary. In the beginning, we were only a handful of women, living with and dying from breast cancer, who demanded answers and information about this disease. And thanks to our members and supporters, we have grown into an... Read more
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From the Executive Director: Pink Ribbon Culture, Gaslighting, and the Breast Cancer Epidemic

Editor’s Note: You may have seen Karuna’s recent op-ed, published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Pink-Ribbon Culture is Gaslighting Women. The op-ed struck a nerve for thousands of people and gave voice to what many of us have felt . It reached over 15,000 people on Facebook... Read more
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Donations in Honor and Memory: Fall 2019

Every day, Breast Cancer Action receives gifts honoring those who are living with or are affected by breast cancer. We also receive contributions to honor the passionate advocates, volunteers, medical professionals, and leaders of the breast cancer movement. Many donations... Read more
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My Experience With Forever Chemicals

We spoke with people in communities affected by PFAS contamination around the country as part of our research for the Say Never to Forever Chemicals campaign targeting corporate giant 3M, We were inspired by these fierce activists and are pleased to share their stories with you.... Read more
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Tell 3M: Say Never to Forever Chemicals

By Karuna Jagger, Executive Director Each October, multibillion-dollar corporations try to make money off breast cancer by telling us to buy their products to “support a good cause.” When 3M markets pink ribbon products, but also produces toxic forever... Read more
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Member Spotlight: Ken Russo

When you talk to Ken Russo, you can hear the passion in his voice. In his professional life he’s worn many hats – from record company executive to gourmet grocery store proprietor. But it was after retiring that he found his true calling: working for social justice. And... Read more
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Get Ready For Pinktober!

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer At Breast Cancer Action, we've long called October “Breast Cancer Industry Month” because Breast Cancer Awareness Month has always been more about corporate profit than our health. And we're already seeing lots of pink as October... Read more
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