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BCPP Bulletin 3 2021: Spotlight on Prevention

As summer closes out, BCPP’s advocacy and science-backed policy work continues to ramp up. September always means a lot of activity, as we prepare for October’s Breast Cancer Prevention Month. See below for updates on both current and new projects you might not have...

Climb Against the Odds 2020 Redux Team

Climb Against the Odds, our annual mountaineering expedition for breast cancer prevention, is back! Initially slated to climb Mount Shasta in June of 2020, this team of climbers showed extreme tenacity and flexibility. Faced with obstacles across the board, the CAO...

Mother-son team reaches for the top

Westlake cancer survivor shows what’s possible with 14,000-foot climb Originally published on the Acorn April 15, 2021 by John Loesing Photo by Cobi Crumholtz: At the top of Mount Shasta, Climb Against the Odds climbers fly prayer flags in honor and memory of those...

BCPP’s Annual Partner Guide: Purchases Supporting Prevention

Purchases support our work in breast cancer prevention Did you know we only partner with socially responsible and like-minded companies? Yes, it’s true. You’ll never find our product guides full of junk. All of our incredible partners share BCPP’s...

Your Breast Cancer Prevention Month Guide 2020

Purchases that support our prevention work We teamed up with our partners in prevention to bring you businesses that support BCPP and do pink products the right way: by valuing the health of people and the planet. Check out the great brands and products below! We call...

Climb 2020 Postponed – See you in 2021!

Alpenglow on Mt. Shasta. Photo courtesy of Marie DeJournette By Marie DeJournette, BCPP Outdoor Events Manager What a wild roller coaster ride 2020 has been for the Climb Against the Odds. We started out like gangbusters, filling the team in record time and even...

Cleaning product ingredient transparency: cracking open the black box

By BCPP Senior Policy Strategist Nancy Buermeyer In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, cleaning products have been flying off the shelves and into our homes worldwide. While protection from coronavirus is a primary concern, consumers also want to know if there are...

What are fragrances made of? 

By BCPP Tech & Communications Manager Emily Reuman Scents are important. Probably more important than you (or most people) think. Especially when it comes to memory, sensations, and even the bonding experience between baby and mother. We are triggered by the past...

Cleaning Safer and Toxic-Free with BCPP

Video by BCPP Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam, Ph.D. In this time of uncertainty, and as BCPP’s Director of Science, I wanted to find a way for us to virtually connect. What better way than a video from my bedroom talking safer cleaning products! At...