From Pink to Prevention

Each decade, breast cancer incidence rises and the environments of our homes, workplaces, and ecosystems become more polluted beyond anyone’s personal control.

Is this just a coincidence? No. Yet, there is little mainstream attention to this fact. The feel-good breast cancer awareness narrative highlights product placements, optimistic survivor stories, pinked entertainment, and a watered . . . → Read More: From Pink to Prevention

The Lown Institute's RightCare Alliance

The Lown Institute’s RightCare Alliance is a grassroots movement of clinicians, patients, and community leaders who are demanding and creating change to the healthcare industry — one that sees patients as people, not profits, and gives everyone access not just to care but to the RIGHT CARE for their medical needs.

Learn more: www.rightcarealliance.org . . . → Read More: The Lown Institute’s RightCare Alliance

Spotlight: Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (DSLRF) — known until 2000 as The Santa Barbara Breast Cancer Institute — is known for its commitment to translating the science of breast cancer into a language laypersons can understand. Led by Dr. Susan Love, author of the widely acclaimed and influential Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book (read . . . → Read More: Spotlight: Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

Spotlight: National Breast Cancer Coalition

The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) is a nationwide advocacy organization founded in 1991 as a broad-based network of grassroots supporters and member organizations that included both breast cancer groups as well as groups focused on all cancers. Member organizations would maintain their own agendas for support, education, and advocacy. But as a coalition, they . . . → Read More: Spotlight: National Breast Cancer Coalition

Spotlight: METAvivor

METAvivor stops by Denton, TX to visit BCC founder Gayle Sulik during its Sea to Sea for MBC tour, 2015.

METAvivor is a volunteer-led organization run almost exclusively by those living with metastatic (stage 4) breast cancer, or MBC. METAvivor calculated that MBC research receives less than 5 percent of all money raised for . . . → Read More: Spotlight: METAvivor

Spotlight: #BCSM

Breast Cancer Social Media (#BCSM) Community is a volunteer organization whose mission is to empower those affected by breast cancer through web-based and digital programs that provide evidence-based information in a supportive and compassionate manner.

#BCSM began in 2011 as a conversation on twitter.

Noticing the lack of organized conversation for people with breast cancer . . . → Read More: Spotlight: #BCSM

Spotlight: Breast Cancer Fund

The Breast Cancer Fund is an evidence-based organization that actively works to expose and eliminate environmental causes of breast cancer. Well known for collecting, analyzing, and translating the growing body of scientific evidence that links breast cancer and environmental exposures, the group develops public education and advocacy campaigns aimed at reducing breast cancer risk. In . . . → Read More: Spotlight: Breast Cancer Fund

Spotlight: MET UP

MET UP, the Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Exchange To Unleash Power, is a smart and feisty grass-roots organization committed to raising awareness of metastatic breast cancer and disrupting the breast cancer status quo with forums and demonstrations of civil disobedience. Taking a page from the history of ACT UP, members of MET UP may organize . . . → Read More: Spotlight: MET UP

Spotlight: Think Before You Pink

Think Before You PinkĀ®, launched in 2002, is a project of Breast Cancer Action in response to growing concerns about pink ribbon commercialization and the glut of pink ribbon products on the market.

What we love about Think Before You Pink is that it begins to hold people accountable for their role in the breast . . . → Read More: Spotlight: Think Before You Pink

Call to Action: From Pink to Prevention

Press Release: Remove the Pink Ribbon Blindfold and Ask the Big Question.

Embargo 10 am 1st October

16 international organizations and national groups have signed on to the statement prepared by From Pink to Prevention campaign, which calls on breast cancer charities everywhere to remove their pink ribbon blindfolds and ask why, despite all the . . . → Read More: Call to Action: From Pink to Prevention

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