The Source • Summer 2012 • Issue 116

Check out the latest issue of BCAction’s newsletter, The Source. In this issue: a message from our executive director Karuna Jaggar on the newly-released documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc., news and updates on breast cancer treatments, book reviews, an interview with BCAction member Joshlyn Earls, the Affordable Care Act, and more. Want The Source delivered to your inbox four times a year? Sign up here

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From the Executive Director: Pink Ribbons, Inc. On the Big Screen

By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director As a parent of two young children, I don’t get to the movies nearly as much as I’d like. And yet I’ve seen the Canadian documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc. nearly half a dozen times—and every time it reignites me about… Read More

Breast Cancer Treatment: News & Updates

In this issue:  Advocate Report: ASCO Annual Meeting 2012   Treatment for Her2+ Breast Cancer   Advocate Report: American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, June 1-5, 2012 By Beverly Canin, BCAction Board Member The 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting drew more than 31,000… Read More

Victory for Prevention? The Affordable Care Act Might Just Bridge the Gap

By Mary Ann Swissler, BCAction member Mary Ann Swissler is a Madison, Wisconsin–based writer and critical thinker. She has published articles on grassroots activism about cancer, money in politics, and the environment. She can be reached at They’re not copays or premiums, but polluted air… Read More