Senator Dan Wolf Speaks out Against NSTAR Spraying

NStar disrespects democracy By DANIEL WOLF   The decision by NStar — or better put, the larger corporate conglomerate Northeast Utilities — to resume spraying herbicides on rights-of-way across the Cape and Martha’s Vineyard is more than a slap in the face of our communities. It disrespects democracy. I understand that this utility has the […]

End the Epidemic this Holiday Season


Those first flurries of snow do not discriminate who they touch, and sadly neither does breast cancer. Click this image to read a touching request from MBCC Treasurer, Gerry Swift who lost his wife of 25 years to breast cancer.

David Dow Receives Award at 11th Annual Rachel Carson Harvest Dinner

Community celebration for environmental justice The 11th Annual Rachel Carson Harvest Dinner was held on Saturday November 2nd. This year’s Rachel Carson dinner honored David Dow, an environmentalist and social justice advocate who works with the Sierra Club on Cape Cod.   Part of an article from Cheers & Jeers Editorial from the Cape Cod […]

MBCC in the Media – October 2013

Throughout the month of October, the Research Updates video series received an interesting mention in over 100 local news outlets statewide. The following two sentences were tacked onto the end of a long article about breast cancer treatment:   The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition recently announced a new video series, MBCC Research Updates, designed to […]

Moving Forward Beyond the Pink Ribbon

TIME FOR A TRANSFORMATION: MOVING FORWARD BEYOND THE PINK RIBBON Like so many before it, this October brings a surge of breast cancer promises made by pink ribbon products and illumination ceremonies. As we report year after year, these acts to “raise awareness for breast cancer” do very little to end the breast cancer epidemic. […]