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Protecting Families from Toxics Led Me to BCPP

A Matching Gift Challenge As the holiday season of giving and gratitude unfolds, I’m reaching out to you with a cause that is extremely important to me—breast cancer prevention. In a world brimming with charities worthy of support, the mission of Breast Cancer...

A father’s journey to prevent cancer and protect his daughter

Guest post by Steve Clossick, who climbed Mount Shasta to prevent breast cancer with BCPP’s Climb Against the Odds 2018 When I first saw Mount Shasta It is hard to believe it has been 20 years since I first saw the majestic Mount Shasta. Back then, I did not...

Climb Against the Odds 2023

 Follow on Facebook  Follow the Instagram stories Follow the photos Recent Updates Thursday, June 15: – 12:45pm, ALL climbers have made it safely down and are off the mountain. Congrats, Climb Against the Odds Team 2023! -10:10am, the fourth and final group is...

Climb Against the Odds 2022

This year we were honored to welcome 23 volunteer climbers from across the country who climbed 14,179 ft. Mt. Shasta to challenge the 1 in 8 odds of a woman’s breast cancer diagnosis. Many climbed in honor of their own or a loved one’s experience with...

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...

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,...

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...

Climb Against the Odds 2021: Team 2, June 14-18

This inspirational team of 21 volunteer climbers from across the country, featuring 3 mother/son duos, climbed 14,175ft. Mt. Shasta to challenge the 1 in 8 odds of a woman’s breast cancer diagnosis. Many climbed in honor of their own or a loved one’s...

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