MBCC in the Community

State Representatives and Senators have been invited to attend an educational forum on water quality research hosted by the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, Representative Paul K. Frost and other legislators throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. You can find a list of our esteemed co-hosts on the invitation that was sent to to all state legislators below:

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Submit Complaints about NSTAR/Eversource Rights-of-Way Spraying Now

Submitted by Sue Phelan, info@GreenCAPE.org  The Attorney General’s Office reports that there are few complaints/objections filed with MDAR related to the NSTAR/Eversource herbicide spraying this year. Complaints are necessary for the AG to investigate the spraying. They require documentation. Send your objections and report any questionable spraying activity you see. Ask the Attorney General’s Office to investigate MDAR (the […]

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Letters to the Editor Make a Difference

The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) always appreciates when one of our supporters writes to their local news editor. We hope that all of our supporters will take the opportunity to get the word out to their respective communities about the importance of increased attention to environmental causation and prevention of breast cancer. Thank you to […]

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Does Precision Medicine Lead to a Healthier Society?

A recent article in The New England Journal of Medicine raises some interesting questions about the pursuit of “precision medicine” as a public health initiative. In “Public Health in the Precision-Medical Era,” Drs. Bayer and Galea express concern that US public health policy continues to be largely focused on investing in clinical care, while ignoring […]

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