Member Articles

Pinkwashing*

From Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

by Miriam Steinberg

In October of 2015, the Advocacy Committee held a movie night and screened Pink Ribbons, Inc., a 2011 National Film Board of Canada documentary about the pink ribbon campaign. The… Continue reading

The Breast Cancer Screening Debate:

From Breast Cancer Coilition of Rochester

By Pat Battaglia

As the Breast Cancer Awareness month of October,
2015 was drawing to a close, the American Cancer Society
(ACS) released new guidelines for breast cancer screening.

Their previous guidelines, in existence… Continue reading

Healthy Home Reference Cards

From Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition:

Tips for Home, Environment, Community, Lifestyle, Eating

Defining Green Dry Cleaning

From Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition:

The most commonly used dry cleaning chemical is perchloroethylene (Perc). The federal government considers Perc to be a probable human carcinogen. It is a drinking water contaminant, and has been the culprit in… Continue reading

Sleep, Darkness, Hormones and Breast Cancer

From Breast Cancer Options:

Our modern lifestyle poses many threats to optimal hormone function and balance. Stress, toxicity, exposure to toxins, poor quality food choices, lack of sleep, and many medications are known hormone disruptors. The most overlooked hormone disruptors… Continue reading