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08.29.14

California poised to enact historic flame retardant labeling law

A statement by Breast Cancer Fund Director of Program and Policy Janet Nudelman You have a right to know whether or not toxic flame retardants are in a couch you’re thinking about buying. And fortunately, people in the state of...

08.27.14

The right to know about fracking chemicals

A Q&A with Breast Cancer Fund Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam What do you see as the biggest problem with fracking? We're in an uncontrolled experiment. We know, from a Congressional investigation, that companies sometimes use carcinogens such as benzene,...

08.22.14

The Case for Transparency: Unveiling the Dirty Secrets of Industry

Guest blog by Breast Cancer Fund Senior Policy Strategist Nancy Buermeyer On Thurs., Aug. 21, the Breast Cancer Fund joined Earthjustice and 4 other health, labor and environmental groups in filing a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting...

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Prevention Speaks

Web Discussions

This spring, the Breast Cancer Fund is continuing our popular web-based discussion series, Prevention Speaks, which highlights cutting-edge science, along with personal tips and ways to get involved with our work. We’ll offer up breast cancer prevention tips, advocacy strategies, and skills for talking to others about breast cancer and the environment.

We’ll also be hosting guest speakers and authors who will present their work and provide a space for a rich discussion with leaders who are thinking and writing about breast cancer and the environment.

Upcoming Live Webinars

  • Fracking: Public Right-to-Know and Chemicals of Concern

    Sep 3, 2014

    Join us for a live interview with renowned author and activist, Sandra Steingraber. We'll discuss the chemicals used in the fracking process. Live tweet your questions to @breastcancerfnd.

 

Recordings of Past Prevention Speaks Sessions

Learn about the science, policy, and market-based campaigns that are helping to reduce toxic exposures linked to breast cancer and other health concerns.

Safe Cosmetics 101

 

 

Breast Cancer and Environment 101/Healthy Home, Healthy World Tour