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. […]

Turn Pinkwashing Into Prevention


Turn Pinkwashing Into Prevention targets the key issues in pinkwashing: the refusal to acknowledge environmental links to the disease, lack of true prevention efforts, and the resulting failure to reduce breast cancer incidence.

Sign our Petition for Water Quality Research Funding

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THIS PETITION IS CLOSED: Your signatures and comments were delivered to MA legislators in January 2014. Stay tuned for actions to take supporting Silent Spring Institute funding this year.