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Toolkit to Navigate Breast Cancer
A breast cancer diagnosis can be frightening and confusing. Since our founding in 1990, we have been a source [...] VIEW
Uncovering LGBTQ Breast Cancer Realities
Posted on June 28, 2021 Individuals who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer have [...] VIEW
The Climate Crisis and Breast Cancer
Overview The Impacts of the Fossil Fuel Industry The impacts of the fossil fuel industry on public health [...] VIEW

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Celebrating Belle Shayer Posted on February 13, 2024 By Zoë Christopher, Program Officer and Operations Manager As we wrote in December, Belle Shayer, the last living co-founder of Breast Cancer Action, passed away. Starting in 1988, with Elenore Pred, Linda Reyes, and Susan [...]
Fierce Activism Cloaked in Grace Posted on February 12, 2024 By Zoë Christopher, Operations Manager and Program Officer She lived her life with determination, compassion, curiosity, and courage, and Belle Shayer did it all with elegance and grace. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she had [...]
Our January Recap: Health, Environmental, and Social Justice Posted on February 6, 2024 By Haleemah Atobiloye, Program Manager We say it all the time: environmental justice is health justice. We keep saying it because the data linking environmental exposures to an increased risk of breast cancer is ever-growing [...]
Breast Cancer Action’s analysis of SABCS 2023 Posted on January 16, 2024 By Haleemah Atobiloye, Program Manager We’re reporting back from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) on behalf of those living with and at risk of breast cancer. As patient-centered advocates, we turn a critical ey [...]
SABCS 2023: Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer and Early Stage HER2+ Breast Cancer in Older Adults Posted on January 11, 2024 By Zoë Christopher, MA, BCAction Program Officer Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer and Early Stage HER2+ Breast Cancer in Older Adults My time at Breast Cancer Action now extends into its 17th year, with only a few years [...]
SABCS 2023: Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Clinical Challenges, Evolving Concepts, and Novel Treatments Posted on January 11, 2024 By Zoë Christopher, MA, BCAction Program Officer Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Clinical Challenges, Evolving Concepts, and Novel Treatments This year was the first year that inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) received attention on [...]
SABCS 2023: Addressing the Social Determinants of Health Posted on January 11, 2024 By Zoë Christopher, MA, BCAction Program Officer Addressing the Social Determinants of Health At the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, I was hoping to hear about progress in services that provide improved safety nets [...]
SABCS 2023: Advancing Breast Cancer Health Equity Part II: Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and Proven Strategies to Address Health Disparities Posted on January 11, 2024 By Haleemah Atobiloye, M.A., she/hers, Program Manager   Advancing Breast Cancer Health Equity Part II:  Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and Proven Strategies to Address Health Disparities Part I: "Advancing Breast Cancer Hea [...]

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