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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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New Evidence, New Agenda

A Breast Cancer Prevention Forum Featuring Linda Birnbaum, Florence Williams

Want to learn about the future of breast cancer prevention? Watch this spirited and thought-provoking discussion among scientists and visionaries about the science linking toxic chemicals to breast cancer, and what can be done to turn the tide on this devastating disease.

Featuring

  • Linda Birnbaum, Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Lynn Goldman, Dean, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
  • Conn Nugent, President, The Heinz Center
  • Jeanne Rizzo, President and CEO, Breast Cancer Fund
  • Florence Williams, author of Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History
  • Moderated by Frank Sesno, Director, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs

This event was presented by George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, the Breast Cancer Fund and the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment.