Posts with Type: Fact Sheet

Alcohol: A Breast Cancer Risk Factor

At a Glance Alcohol is causally related to breast cancer, in a dose-dependent manner. Risk appears to be higher among heavy drinkers and binge drinkers, but even light drinkers have elevated risk compared to non-drinkers. Few studies have explored whether these...

California Safer Food Packaging and Cookware Act (AB 1200)

At a Glance BCPP is cosponsoring the California Safer Food Packaging & Cookware Act of 2021 (AB 1200 – Ting), introduced in February 2021.  The bill: Bans paper-based food packaging containing PFAS chemicals Requires cookware manufacturers to disclose the presence...

Breast Cancer Risk Factors

At a Glance These factors can increase or decrease breast cancer risk. While some factors increase the risk of breast cancer, others are protective, meaning they reduce breast cancer risk. Factors that influence breast cancer risk include: Lifestyle factors like diet...

Race, Power, and Inequities

At a Glance Breast cancer incidence is not distributed equally among different ethnic or racial communities or groups, due to a number of complex, often interrelated factors. For example, Black women are twice as likely as White women to be diagnosed with...

Coronavirus and Breast Cancer Prevention

At a Glance VIDEO: Cleaning Safer and Toxic-Free with BCPP Get expert advice and health protective tips on cleaning during COVID-19 from Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam, PhD. How Trump's EPA Fails Our Health for an Oil & Gas Pollution Giveaway What more...

California Toxic-Free Cosmetic Act (AB 2762-Muratsuchi)

At a Glance Californians deserve protections against harmful chemicals in the cosmetic products they use every day. BCPP cosponsored the California Toxic-Free Cosmetic Act (AB 2762 – Muratsuchi,) to ban 24 of the most toxic chemicals on the planet from beauty and...

Male Breast Cancer

At a Glance Men can get breast cancer. Breast cancer is very uncommon in males compared to females. Breast cancer affects the same breast organ and tissue in males as in females. Overview What is male breast cancer? The tumor arises in the same organ and tissue in...

CA Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act

At a Glance BCPP cosponsored the California Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2019 (SB 312 – Leyva), signed into law in October of 2020, to require cosmetics companies to publicly disclose toxic fragrance and flavor ingredients...

African American Women and Breast Cancer

At a Glance African American women face both disproportionate exposure to breast carcinogens and the highest risk of serious health impacts from the disease. We’ve put together a fact sheet to help you understand the current stats, product types to avoid, and...

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