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08.26.15

New study stokes debate about early-stage breast cancer treatments, shines light on need for primary prevention

  By Breast Cancer Fund Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam, Ph.D. A new study, published in JAMA Oncology, found that aggressive treatments (surgery followed by radiation therapy) of ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, did not lead to a reduction in death. While the study sparks questions about how DCIS should be classified and treated, ... Read more...

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Jeff Cresswell and Michelle Kalberer

Jeff Cresswell and Michelle Kalberer, Klean Kanteen

Jeff Cresswell and Michelle Kalberer, co-owners of the stainless steel bottle company Klean Kanteen, were honored with a Breast Cancer Fund Hero Award in 2010. Recognizing the mounting scientific concern regarding human exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) through plastic and lined aluminum water bottles, Jeff and Michelle have built Klean Kanteen into a successful company which provides a safe and environmentally-friendly alternative. The company has led the market in providing sustainable products and has become an active supporter of the Breast Cancer Fund’s work to eliminate BPA from all food and beverage containers.