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  • Breast Cancer Fund Testifies Before Senate on Toxic Chemical Reform

    07/31/13

    Calls for Protection of Pregnant Women, Children, and Workers

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  • Baby Step Toward Full Ban on BPA in Food Packaging

    07/11/13

    Consumer pressure led infant-formula makers to go BPA-free; FDA announces official ban on chemical in formula

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  • Breast Cancer Survivors and Supporters Complete Expedition of Mt. Shasta

    06/20/13

    Braving a spring storm that delayed summit attempt, 27 climbers take part in Breast Cancer Fund’s Climb Against the Odds to promote prevention

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  • Failure of Toxics Law Responsible for Worsening Public Health Crisis

    06/13/13

    Exposures to unregulated chemicals increase risk of breast cancer, other diseases

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  • Team to Climb 14,179-foot Mountain for Breast Cancer Prevention

    06/12/13

    Breast Cancer Fund’s Climb Against the Odds 10th mountain expedition on Mt. Shasta begins June 18

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  • New Chemical Safety Bill Must be Amended to Reduce Cancer Risk

    05/30/13

    A statement by Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO Jeanne Rizzo

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  • New Bipartisan Effort to Fix Nation’s Chemical Laws and Reduce Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

    05/22/13

    A statement by Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO Jeanne Rizzo

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  • Two Boston-area women to join mountain expedition for breast cancer prevention

    05/07/13

    A survivor and a woman who lost her mother to the disease aim to eliminate the environmental causes of breast cancer

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  • New Toxics Legislation Could Reduce Breast Cancer Rates

    04/10/13

    A statement by Nancy Buermeyer, Senior Policy Strategist, Breast Cancer Fund

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  • Federal Advisory Committee: Preventing Breast Cancer Is "Key to Reducing Burden" of Disease

    02/12/13

    Groundbreaking report represents a sea change in breast cancer research

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  • Younger Women Workers in Plastics and Canning Factories Face Fivefold Increase in Breast Cancer Risk

    11/19/12

    Extremely high rates of pre-menopausal breast cancer may be linked to toxic workplace exposures

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  • Groups Call Out Progresso's Hypocrisy for Increasing Breast Cancer Risk while Donating to the Cause

    10/09/12

    Progresso cans are lined with BPA, a chemical linked to breast cancer

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  • Safe Chemicals Act Moves in Senate, Setting Stage for Meaningful Chemical Reform

    07/25/12

    A statement by Nancy Buermeyer, Senior Policy Strategist, Breast Cancer Fund

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  • FDA Bans BPA in Baby Bottles: Good Move, but Not Enough

    07/17/12

    A statement from Janet Nudelman, Director of Program and Policy, Breast Cancer Fund

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  • Breast Cancer Survivors and Supporters Complete Expedition of Mt. Shasta

    06/22/12

    27 women take part in Breast Cancer Fund’s Climb Against the Odds to promote prevention

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  • Team of Breast Cancer Survivors and Supporters to Climb Mt. Shasta for Breast Cancer Prevention

    06/13/12

    Breast Cancer Fund’s Climb Against the Odds mountain expedition begins June 19

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  • When Will FDA Stop Dragging Its Feet on BPA?

    04/02/12

    A statement by Jeanne Rizzo, R.N., Breast Cancer Fund President & CEO

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  • Pressure Increases on FDA to Ban Toxic BPA from Food Packaging

    03/19/12

    Backed by health and consumer-safety groups, Rep. Ed Markey petitions FDA to take action

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  • Campbell’s to Phase Out Toxic Chemical BPA from Cans

    03/05/12

    Breast Cancer Fund and Healthy Child Healthy World applaud company, while pushing for quick implementation and proven safe alternative

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  • Breast Cancer Fund President Reflects on Komen Controversy: Values. Trust. Power.

    02/03/12

    Jeanne Rizzo shares with the Breast Cancer Fund community her reflections on the controversy unleashed when Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced it would end its funding of Planned Parenthood's breast-health programs.

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