Our hearts are heavy, for the world has lost a great man, our dear friend Pete Devereaux. Pete proudly and bravely served his country as a United States Marine, but his most demanding challenge came when he was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008.
Sturbridge resident, Cheryl Reeve, is a statewide chairwoman for the second year in a row for the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s Against the Tide events in 2014. The Against the Tide events allow participants to swim, walk, run, and/or kayak for breast cancer prevention. The 22nd annual Metro-Boston Against the Tide will be held at DCR’s […]
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 […]
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. […]
MBCC Board President Margo Simon Golden joined with Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families and the Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow on April 16th for their national “Mind the Store” day of action to raise awareness of toxic chemicals in consumer products found at Walgreens. Nationally and throughout the Commonwealth, concerned citizens descended on Walgreens to inform individual stores that […]