Race, Class, Occupation & Genes

We Can Do Better. We Will Do Better.

Last week, BCPP stood in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and paused to make space for Black voices....

BCPP Stands with Black Lives Matter

Today and every day, we at BCPP stand in solidarity against racism. The black community faces the highest risk of...

Behind the Science: Ep. 3 Equity, stress, and firefighters

We spoke with BCPP Science Advisory Panel Member Rachel Morello-Frosch, Ph.D. Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley School of Public...

African American Women and Breast Cancer

African American women face both disproportionate exposure to breast carcinogens and the highest risk of serious health impacts from the...

Fragrance

Fragrance or 'parfum' is any of the approximately 4,000 chemicals used by the fragrance industry to formulate scents for use in...

Firefighters and Breast Cancer

Firefighters have raised concerns about breast cancer risk among women in the fire service. Research indicates elevated risk of cancer...

Working Women and Breast Cancer Report

No one should face a breast cancer diagnosis because of their job. Unfortunately, workers across a wide range of sectors,...

Genetics

Cancer cells behave differently than normal, healthy cells and tissues. For a long time, cancer was thought to occur because...

Breast Cancer Statistics

In the United States, breast cancer has the highest mortality rate of any cancer in women between the ages of...

Mammograms: Are We Asking the Wrong Question?

Final recommendations released today by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force echo those in 2009 that moved the beginning age...

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