Originally posted on A4BC Founder's Blog :
I like Thanksgiving because it’s a time for the family to get together and just enjoy the holiday and time away from our normal routines. I am also grateful for all of my family, friends from social media, good friends, and all the things I am getting…

Steven Page Putting the MO in MO-vember

Steven Page Putting the MO in MO-vember #movember

Originally posted on A4BC Founder's Blog :
      I saw the article below in the Cleveland Daily Banner as I was  preparing my daily breast cancer articles. I almost jumped out of my chair. I put it in my daily Scoop It Breast Cancer Newspaper and sent notes on Twitter to friends because I…

[TAKE ACTION] What the Frack? Tell Nomac Drilling to Stop Pinkwashing!

Imagine my shock when I learned Nomac Drilling, the second largest natural gas producer in the U.S., unveiled a drilling rig wrapped in a bold pink ribbon package in support of breast cancer awareness! Are you kidding me? Nomac Drilling is claiming to care about women living with and at risk of breast cancer by … Continue reading

Advocacy Update at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Office of Public Policy participated in a series of public meetings and submitted written comments regarding the FDA’s preliminary list of nominated disease areas for a patient-focused drug development initiative. The initiative is being conducted to fulfill FDA’s commitments made as part of the fifth authorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA … Continue reading

Originally posted on A4BC Founder's Blog :
Around the world every 23 seconds someone is diagnosed with breast cancer and every 69 seconds someone dies. That’s 1 death from MBC (Metastatic Breast Cancer) every minute and nine seconds. Source: Pink Ribbons, Inc. This is not enough progress in finding a cure for Breast Cancer.…

[TAKE ACTION] Organizations: Sign the Petition to Genentech

Recently a number of organizations signed a petition to Genentech urging them to do what is in the best interest of women as they develop T-DM1 clinical trials for early breast cancer.The petition made the following recommendations: 1) that Genentech design its randomized clinical trial of the new drug T-DM1 with at least one arm … Continue reading

[TAKE ACTION] Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act- It’s Now Up to the Senate

As you may know, on September 19, the U.S. House of Representatives took the historic step of passing H.R. 733, legislation dedicated to placing a greater federal focus on pancreatic cancer and other deadly cancers. But we still need the U.S. Senate to pass the bill before the end of the year! Congress is back … Continue reading

New GE seeds = more pesticide use

While the “Big 6” pesticide corporations were pouring millions into defeating California’s initiative to label genetically engineered (GE) food, their suite of “next generation” GE seeds continued to move quietly toward USDA approval. Herbicide-resistant seeds in the pipeline — including Dow’s 2,4-D corn and Monsanto’s dicamba soy — will drive up the use of these … Continue reading