[ADVOCACY] Take Action For Chemical Reform

Will you take a moment to help stop cancer before it starts? Tomorrow, July 31st, the U.S. Senate is holding a congressional hearing to consider the future of toxic chemical regulation. This hearing is a rare opportunity for us all to tell our Senators what meaningful toxic chemical regulation should look like. Take action today. Demand that your … Continue reading

[Think Before You Pink] BCAction & the ACLU in DC on Jan. 30th – You’re Invited!

Breast Cancer Action’s case against the BRCA gene patent is going to the Supreme Court! Please join me in Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 30th to learn more about our upcoming case against Myriad Genetics, the company that holds a patent on the BRCA1&2 genes (the so-called “breast cancer” genes.) Breast Cancer Action is the … Continue reading

[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

Speak Truth to Power: Share Your Story about Genetic Testing

It’s outrageous that corporations are allowed to own human genes.  Breast Cancer Action recently testified at a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) hearing on gene patenting. Of the nine people who testified, they were the only ones who explained how gene patenting harms women’s health. They were the only people in the room voicing … Continue reading