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TruthOut (Op-ed): Pink Ribbon Banking Claims to Fight Cancer But Boosts Carcinogenic Fossil Fuels (November 13, 2021)

Medium (Op-ed)Komen Continues to be Tone Deaf and Color Blind: Pink was Never the Problem (November 6, 2019)

Medium (co-authored Op-ed): 3M and the PFAS Link to Breast Cancer (October 30, 2019)

The San Francisco Chronicle (Op-ed): Pink-Ribbon Culture is Gaslighting Women (October 23, 2019)

Medium (Op-ed)Lymphedema: What You Need to Know (July 10, 2019)

Common Dreams (Op-ed)Put the Brakes on Breast Cancer (October 25, 2018)

San Francisco Chronicle (Op-ed)At-home Breast Cancer Test Nothing to Celebrate (March 15, 2018)

Cancer Health Opinions (Op-ed)Right To Try Is False Hope (March 12, 2018)

EcoWatch (Op-ed): Stop Irrigating Your Produce With Oil Wastewater (October 25, 2016)

Women’s Media Center (Op-ed): Think Pink? Think Again. (October 18, 2016)

EcoWatch (Op-ed): Chemical Safety Reform Bill Headed to Obama’s Desk Lets Down Women With and at Risk of Breast Cancer (June 6, 2016)

The Washington Post (Op-ed): Breast cancer walks are a terrible way to fight breast cancer May 4, 2016

Bitch Magazine (Member Op-ed): I Used To Walk for the Cure. Now I Work for Environmental Justice (April 19, 2016)

EcoWatch (Op-ed): Cancer Prevention Needs Attention Too: What if We Weren’t Exposed to 80,000 Toxic Chemicals Every Day? (February 1, 2016)

The New York Times (Letter to the Editor): The New Mammogram Guidelines (November 6, 2015)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): Why the American Cancer Society Must Take a Stronger Stand on Cancer Prevention (November 3, 2015)

Truthout (member Op-ed): American Cancer Society, Stop Giving Carcinogenic Cosmetics to Women With Cancer (October 29, 2015)

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): Komen is supposed to be curing breast cancer. So why is its pink ribbon on so many carcinogenic products?(October 21, 2015)

EcoWatch (Op-ed): Stop Giving Cancer Patients Toxic Cosmetics to ‘Look Good, Feel Better’ (October 19, 2015)

The Guardian (Op-ed): Why are makeup companies able to give breast cancer patients toxic products? (October 17, 2015)

Dallas Morning News (Op-ed): “In breast cancer fight, think twice before thinking pink” (October 2, 2015)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): Speeding Ineffective and Unsafe Treatments to Market in the Name of Patients? Not So Fast (July 13, 2015)

EcoWatch (Op-ed): How the TPP Trade Deal Could Increase Risk of Dying of Breast Cancer (May 14, 2015)

The Washington Post (Op-ed)Stop routine breast-cancer screenings. Science has shown they don’t save lives. (May 5, 2015)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): USPSTF Draft Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Don’t Go Far Enough. (April 23, 2015)

EcoWatch Insight (Op-ed): Why Fracking Is a Breast Cancer Issue (January 27, 2015)

Huffington Post (Op-ed): Genetic Testing for All Women? Not a Solution to the Breast Cancer Epidemic (November 24, 2014)

The Guardian (Op-ed): The NFL’s breast cancer scam sells bunk science to profit off pink clothes (October 5, 2014)

San Francisco ChronicleRuling helps rein in the Wild West of genetic testing (March 17, 2014)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): On Mastectomies, Pink Ribbon Culture, and Women’s Choices (July 31, 2014)

The Guardian (Op-ed): Breast cancer mammograms: overrated – and over-diagnosing women (April 28, 2014)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): Genetic Testing Should Adhere to Medical, Not Business, Ethics: FDA’s Regulation of 23andMe Is a Welcome Move for Consumers (December 1, 2013)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): The Chemical Safety Improvement Act Falls Short: Open Letter to Congress (November 12, 2013)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): Updating the Toxic Substance Control Act and Haley’s Ribbon: Looping Back to Breast Cancer Prevention (November 8, 2013)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): Bottle Tops and Breast Cancer: Pushing Mammograms With Every Prescription (October 30, 2013)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): We Can’t Waste Another October: End Pinkwashing and Stop Cancer Before It Starts (October 24, 2013)

San Francisco Chronicle (Letter to the Editor)“Fracking, breast cancer”  (August 31, 2013)

Huffington Post (Op-ed): 40 Years Later, Relearning That Sometimes Less Is More in Breast Cancer (August 16, 2013)

The Huffington Post (Op-ed): Climate Action Plan, EPA and Breast Cancer: We Won’t Trade Our Health for Reduced Carbon Emissions (July 29, 2013)

Los Angeles Times (Op-ed)Who should own DNA? All of us (April 12, 2013)