Featured Sponsor

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition is grateful to our sponsors who support preventing the environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy.  These sponsors reflect a genuine commitment to the environment, public health, and the eradication of breast cancer for future generations.  Thank you for your continued support!

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One such sponsor is Marathon Sports. Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition is proud to be partnering again with Marathon Sports the area’s premier running store. We thanks them for their continued support of not only our Against the Tide events, but of our mission of breast cancer prevention. To learn more about Marathon Sports,  visit their website, on Facebook, and on Twitter.

Message from the Executive Director

Dear Friends in Prevention, This spring, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) brings vigor and growth to our 2016 program and events. – Against the Tide 2016 registration is now open! Come join us for our Statewide Annual Against the Tide swim, walk, kayak, and/or run athletic fundraising event to take place for the 24th year […]

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CIGNA Update – A letter from MBCC’s Medical Adviser

Dear MBCC Supporter, A new study has shown that adding 3-D mammography (tomosynthesis) or ultrasound found an additional 24 cancers in 3,000 women with dense breasts in whom conventional mammogram detected no abnormalities. This data was presented at the 10th European Breast Cancer Conference. Breast density, defined as the relative amount of fibrous and glandular […]

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Boston bill protects public from exposure to toxic chemicals, reflecting growing national demand for flame retardant-free furniture.

On March 23, 2016, Boston City Councilors passed a bill to amend the city’s Fire Prevention Code, allowing hospitals, schools, colleges, and other public buildings with sprinkler systems to use furniture free of toxic flame retardant chemicals. “This bill protects people from needless exposure to harmful flame retardants, creating a safer and healthier environment for […]

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