June 10th: MBCC to attend Mass General Hospital “one hundred” influential cancer organizations gala

In February of this year, the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) was selected as an honoree of the one hundred for 2014. On June 10, MBCC along with the 99 other nominees will attend an annual dinner to receive this prestigious award and recognition. This year, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center received nearly 1,000 nominations […]

MA Senators Fail to Support Chemical Exposure Research

The Massachusetts Senate budget that was released on Thursday did not include a $500,000 request to fund water quality and public health research by Silent Spring Institute.  The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) requested this funding on behalf of its sister organization, Silent Spring Institute to study exposure to toxic chemicals in drinking water and homes in […]

Call to Action: Support Water Research Funding

Silent Spring Institute’s funding request put forth by the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) which is included in amendment #514, line item 7504-0100 will be debated in the Senate tomorrow, Wednesday, May 21. Senator Daniel Wolf (D-Hyannis) will sponsor and champion the request in this amendment which allocates $500,000 in the FY 2015 Senate budget for […]

Silent Spring Institute Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Silent Spring Institute celebrated its 20th anniversary with an event held on May 15th at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Falmouth.  Advocates, activists, scientists, and concerned citizens statewide joined together to recognize a shared legacy of breast cancer prevention and to honor the milestone anniversary of Silent Spring Institute. The event was hosted by Matt […]

Mother’s Day Appeal

Kathy Budreski is a longtime supporter of the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, with which she was inspired to get involved after her own breast cancer diagnosis — in order to protect her own daughter as well as future generations. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, please take a moment to read her touching story. […]