Below are the most recent news stories about the work of the Breast Cancer Fund. For more coverage, visit our Inside Prevention blog.
The Breast Cancer Fund in the News
Jeanne Rizzo, president and CEO of the Breast Cancer Fund, reacts to Angelina Jolie's announcement of her preventative double mastectomy in this SF Chronicle op-ed.
Reaction to Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed changes to Prop. 65, the state's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.
Following the lead of Johnson & Johnson, companies are beginning to reformulate products to make them safer for consumers.
In-depth article highlights the Breast Cancer Fund and explores the government's failure to regulate toxic chemicals in cosmetics.
UC-Berkeley study finds metals linked to breast cancer in lipsticks and lip glosses.
Breast Cancer and the Environment (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences podcast, 3/15/2013)
Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO Jeanne Rizzo talks about why translating breast cancer research is critical for the decisions we make in our everyday lives.
"The Prop 65 listing is yet another indictment of this toxic chemical that industry continues to argue is safe, despite waves of peer-reviewed scientific studies finding that BPA harms reproduction and is linked to breast cancer."
Two strikes against BPA this week: California's Prop 65 and French report advising pregnant women to avoid exposure to the chemical.
If we want to transform how our society thinks about and uses chemicals, we need to shift markets and shift policy.
More coverage of the Congressionally mandated federal advisory committee report on breast cancer prevention and the environment.