The Source • Spring 2016 • Issue 127

Check out the latest issue of BCAction’s newsletter, The Source. In this issue you’ll find important actions on breast cancer treatment and prevention, updates on our program work, and more. Want The Source delivered directly to your inbox? Sign up here. To print a PDF of this issue, click here.

From the Executive Director: How Routine Mammography Screening Fails Women

After hearing “early detection is your best protection” and “screening saves lives” for decades, many women are understandably struggling to understand why, in the face of the public health crisis that is the breast cancer epidemic, the country’s largest cancer charity is recommending fewer mammograms. Read More

Report-Back from the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

We attended the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium to bring a patient-focused voice to the proceedings, to challenge the status quo, report findings back to you, and to push researchers and clinicians to do better for women at risk of and living with breast cancer. Read More

So Much to Be Done Book Cover

Celebrating the Publication of “So Much to be Done: The Writings of Breast Cancer Activist Barbara Brenner”

Whether you knew Barbara during her tenure at BCAction or not, this book is chock full of insights about feminism, health activism, and living and dying on one’s own terms. Read More