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Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition to be a Community Partner on National Health Study of the Impacts of PFAS in Drinking Water

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will be a community partner for a new Silent Spring Institute-led investigation of the health effects of PFAS exposure from drinking water among adults and children in Hyannis and Ayer. This study, part of a larger multi-site health study supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and […]

2019 Water Quality Campaign

MBCC to Participate in STEEP 5-Year Project

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) is proud to be partnering with our sister organization Silent Spring Institute, and their collaborators at the University of Rhode Island (URI) and Harvard University on a new study focused on highly fluorinated chemicals, also called PFASs.  The STEEP (Sources, Transport, Exposure and Effects of PFASs) Superfund Research Center is […]

MBCC and MA Citizens Advocate for Clean Water Research at State House

As part of its mission to prevent environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) has requested funding from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for its sister organization, Silent Spring Institute. The funding will be used to study exposure to toxic chemicals in drinking […]