BCA Action Alerts

A political cartoon of an FDA representative stamping approvals of drugs and devices.Tell the FDA: Ensure patient and consumer safety

We Can’t Be Pink’d week TWO is here and we’re calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to do better to protect patients and consumers! This week we are calling on the FDA to uphold strong standards and improve transparency to ensure drugs and medical devices are... Read more
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We Can't Be Pink'd Logo and Cartoon of Andrew Wheeler smashing the EPA building.Tell the EPA: No more rollbacks

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer In this year’s Think Before You Pink® campaign, we are saying “We Can’t Be Pink’d: Say NO to Pink Policies!” Since 2002, Breast Cancer Action has led Think Before You Pink® campaigns each October in response to “Breast Cancer... Read more
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Screenshots of nine members of Voices Lesbian A CappellaPowerful closing music and lots to bid on!

As October 15th draws near, we’re getting more and more excited for 30 Years of Radical Disruption and Compassionate Resistance. The finale performance by Voices Lesbian A Cappella for Justice will energize and inspire you to take action, along with the... Read more
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Get Ready For Pinktober!

By Jayla Burton Let the countdown to Pinktober begin! For us, October is breast cancer industry month. Corporate giants and mega-nonprofits have taken advantage of this month to exploit breast cancer for their own gain and to make it look like they care about... Read more
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Kim Motta is pictured smiling with her two daughtersThe Real Ones Tried to Kill Me – The Fake Ones Did Too

By Kim Motta Kim Motta lives in Dublin, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. She has been married to her husband Peter for almost 20 years, and they have two daughters in high school, Lauren and Emily. Kim works to "pay it forward" as she contiunes healing from Breast Implant... Read more
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Deb Smalley is pictured smiling with her husband and two children.Breast Implant Education and Options: It’s About Choice, Power, and Respect

By Deb Smalley Deb Smalley lives with her husband, Bob, two children, Jack and Lydia, four dogs and two cats in Mullica Hill, New Jersey. She grew up in nearby Gibbstown. Diagnosed with hormone receptor positive invasive ductal carcinoma and ductal carcinoma in situ... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action's 30th Anniversary Event Logo. Features a woman holding a megaphone and text that reads "30 years Radical Disruption. Compassionate Resistance.You don’t want to miss the featured speakers for our 30th Anniversary event

By Rebecca Saltzman At our October 15th virtual event, 30 Years of Radical Disruption and Compassionate Resistance, our three featured speakers will weave together the history and the future of Breast Cancer Action. Get your tickets... Read more
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Marie Garlock pictured embracing her mom, Barbara Garlock.Calling on the FDA to Put Patients First: A Check-Up from Stage IV Cancer Communities

By Marie Garlock Marie Garlock, PhD, is an anti-discrimination educator and consultant for community-building initiatives (itisinyou.org). Marie’s based in Durham, NC and works across the U.S. south and Global South on healthcare, environmental, and racial justice... Read more
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This image announces the date and time of the webinar, "The Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis." The Zoom webinar will take place Tuesday, September 15 2020 at 10am PST / 1pm EST.You’re invited to The Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis Webinar

By Zoë Christopher, Resource Liaison We are so excited about our upcoming webinar, The Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis, and it’s only one week away! To learn about the connection between fossil fuels and breast cancer risk, please register now to join us on Tuesday, September... Read more
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The image contains a stone sign reading: FDA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Food and Drug Administration. There is a corporate building in the background and soil ground in front of the sign.Tell the FDA: put patients before profit!

Written By: Tibby Reas Hinderlie The Food and Drug Administration’s role is to protect public health by ensuring safety and efficacy of drugs and medical devices, including those used to treat breast cancer. The drug approval process should put patients before the... Read more
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