Press Releases

USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Continue to Lag Behind Evidence

Breast Cancer Action (BCAction), the nationally acclaimed watchdog for the breast cancer movement, today responded with disappointment that the much awaited recommendations on screening for breast cancer released by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) fail... Read more
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American Cancer Society Screening Guidelines for Breast Cancer: Baby Step Toward Evidence-Based Recommendations

The ACS is finally starting to follow the evidence on the limitations of routine breast cancer screening for women at average risk. Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Tells Pinkwashers to Stop Giving Toxic Cosmetics to Cancer Patients

Many of the donated products in the kits given to cancer patients contain chemicals linked to increased cancer risk. Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Honors Acclaimed Ecologist Dr. Sandra Steingraber With Barbara Brenner Hell Raiser Award

Dr. Sandra Steingraber is an exceptional leader, innovative thinker, extraordinary communicator and fearless activist. Read more
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USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Draft Recommendations Treading Water Despite Tidal Shift in Evidence

The presumed benefits of mammography screening (reducing deaths from breast cancer) have been overstated, and the harms downplayed. Read more
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Susan G. Komen Partners With Global Fracking Corporation to Launch “Benzene and Formaldehyde for the Cure®”

Breast Cancer Action today thanked Susan G. Komen and Baker Hughes for partnering on the most ludicrous piece of pink sh*t they’ve seen all year – 1,000 shiny pink drill bits. Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Demands Pink Ribbon Marketers Stop the Distraction

Stop the Distraction identifies six problems of pink ribbon culture and marketing. Read more
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Should I Get A Mammogram? New Publication Gives Women Full Story About Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Action’s screening brochure provides information about breast cancer screening for women of average risk. Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Declares “Toxic Time Is Up” & Calls for End to Pinkwashing through Chemical Regulation

Think Before You Pink Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Wins: SCOTUS Overturns Human Gene Patents

For immediate releaseJune 13th 2013Contact: Angela Wall, Communications Director(415) 243-9301 awall@bcaction.org Breast Cancer Action Wins: SCOTUS Overturns Human Gene Patents SAN FRANCISCO, CA--Breast Cancer Action (BCAction), the respected watchdog of the breast cancer... Read more
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