Update on Bill H.4166

At the beginning of the legislative session in January 2015, Representative Paul K. Frost (R-Auburn) filed a bill on behalf of Silent Spring Institute to obtain funding and to create a new program for drinking and ground water research across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The bill was referred to House Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, […]

What does “Cure” mean when cancer recurs?

Dear MBCC Supporter, When I received my first cancer diagnosis, my mind went into overdrive. A million thoughts went through my head. First and foremost was: why me? The possible responses-But I ate all my veggies. I exercise regularly. I go to my annual wellness appointments.-reveal the illusion of control we all cling to. But […]

Cigna revises policy to cover 3-D mammograms

Last year, when Cigna Insurance announced that it would cease coverage of 3-D mammograms, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) urged its supporters to contact Cigna’s President and CEO to express collective concern over this decision. You can read MBCC’s blog here. MBCC is pleased to see that Cigna has revised its policy to cover 3-D […]

Take Action to Support Drinking and Ground Water Research

Your calls to House Ways and Means Chairman Brian Dempsey remain important. Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition has always advocated strongly for funding to support water quality research in Massachusetts. A cover story in the Boston Globe shines a spotlight on the “big water problems” facing Cape Cod. You can read the article here.  Plus, read the Boston […]

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