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Faces of Prevention Pt. 5: Jeana Thurston

[TW: breast cancer] Guest Post by Jeana Thurston, Crunchi wellness activist  In September 2018, my annual mammogram showed a small irregularity. Since I had no family history of breast cancer and could not feel anything during my self-breast exam, I was only...

Faces of Prevention Pt. 4: Lindsey Shelley

Guest Post by Lindsey Shelley, Mindfully Beautiful Mama  As a mother of four daughters, it has always been my mission to lead them on a path that will positively impact their health. Being a mom is no easy task! Knowing that I will not always be able to make choices...

BCPP Bulletin: Year in Review 2021

We are happy to report that this past year has been a transformative one for BCPP. Through your loyal support and the diligent work of our staff, we were able to reach several major, health-protective milestones and grow the ever-increasing voice for primary...

Faces of Prevention Pt. 3: Heather Buren

For years we at BCPP have been exploring the relationship between occupation and breast cancer and we remain focused on building a healthier workplace. Hear from our Face of Prevention Lieutenant Heather Buren, San Francisco Fire Dept., Board member of the United Fire...

Faces of Prevention Pt. 2: Erica Heywood

At BCPP, we work hard to get toxic chemicals out of your daily products. We publish science reports. We advocate for a healthier world. We pass laws to protect people. We also climb, trek, and hike. All for breast cancer prevention. And today, we’re putting the...

BCPP’s Faces of Prevention Pt. 1: Kimberly Comer Mulqueen

[TW: breast cancer]  Guest Post by BCPP Board Member Kimberly Comer Mulqueen  Imagine a world without breast cancer. One without the aftereffects of mastectomy, lumpectomy, chemo or radiation, or the loss of a loved one. By being an integral member of our BCPP family,...

What California’s New Safer Cookware Law Means for You

By Nancy Buermeyer, BCPP Senior Policy Strategist  If you’ve been shopping for cookware recently, you’ve probably seen a slew of labels that say: “PFOA-free,” “PFOS-free,” “PTFE-free,” “PFAS-free.” If this alphabet soup is confusing to you, you are not alone. The good...

Meet Amy Ana: Mother, wife, fisherwoman, breast cancer survivor

I’m writing today with the hope that you will join me in the critical movement to prevent breast cancer, which affects even young mothers like myself. It was Friday, March 13, 2020, when I got the call at work. I was just about to open the pharmacy for the day when I...

BCPP’s Breast Cancer PREVENTION Month Shopping Guide 2021 Part 2

​​​​​*Smart, safer shopping made easy* Purchases that support our work in prevention We call October Breast Cancer Prevention Month. For over 20 years, October has signified the month to promote awareness of breast cancer and shop in support of finding a cure. Yet, 1...

BCPP’s Breast Cancer PREVENTION Month Shopping Guide

​​​​​*Smart, safer shopping made easy* Purchases that support our work in prevention We call October Breast Cancer Prevention Month. For over 20 years, October has signified the month to promote awareness of breast cancer and shop in support of finding a cure. Yet, 1...

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