Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) welcomes the permanent appointment of Dr. Vincent James Cogliano, PhD, as the Director of the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington DC. IRIS develops scientific reviews of the health hazards of the chemicals in the environment. Dr. Cogliano has been acting director since 2010. […]
The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition will be in attendance at the 16th Annual Cancer Awarness Audre Lorde Brunch on October 25th. This event hosted by Fenway Health will be part of the Massachusett Breast Cancer Coalition’s Let’s Talk Prevention: Reducing Toxic Exposures educational program and tour. For more information or to request the Let’s Talk […]
A Dialogue of Prevention during the Month of October
Your Calls are needed to halt herbicide spraying on private and town lands. The NSTAR public electric utility published their plans for herbicide spraying under their easements in Acushnet, Ashland, Bourne, Bridgewater, Burlington, Canton, Carver, Chatham, Dartmouth, Dennis, Dover, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Edgartown, Fairhaven, Falmouth, Framingham, Freetown, Hanson, Harwich, Hopkinton, Kingston, Marshfield, Mattapoisett, Middleborough, Natick, […]
It is because of your support, passion, and dedication at Against the Tide this summer that the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition is able to continue working towards preventing environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy.