A Baby Step Closer on TSCA Rewrite

On June 23, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bipartisan bill that would update the nation’s chemicals regulations for the first time in almost 40-years. While the House bill takes a much narrower approach than a competing bill in the Senate, it does bring Congress a baby step closer to making making much […]

Boating in Boston teams up again with MBCC

Michael Aghajanian, owner of Boating in Boston is teaming up with the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC), the state’s largest breast cancer organization. Boating in Boston is helping raise money for breast cancer prevention by supporting MBCC’s 23rd annual statewide Against the Tide Multisport Event on June 20 at Hopkinton State Park. Each year, Michael […]

Meet the Against the Tide Chairwomen

In just a few days, the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) holds its 23rd annual statewide Against the Tide fundraising event at DCR’s Hopkinton State Park on June 20, 2015. This event, which features swim, kayak, walk, run and aquathon components, would not be possible without the tremendous support MBCC receives from our generous sponsors and supporters, and the dedicated work […]

Mural of Honor

mural of honor

The Mural of Honor is displayed at every Against the Tide event. It’s a way for attendees to pay tribute to loved ones affected by breast cancer. When the mural goes up at Against the Tide, we are inspired by the strength and courage of each and every contribution. For the first time, in 2015 […]

Screening for Chemical Contributions to Breast Cancer Risk

A study published June 2nd, 2015 in Environmental Health Perspectives, “Screening for Chemical Contributions to Breast Cancer Risk: A Case Study for Chemical Safety Evaluation” outlines a new method for assessing how synthetic chemicals and pollutants may contribute to breast cancer risk. In addition to developing the chemical testing approach, the authors, including Janet Ackerman and Ruthann Rudel of Silent Spring Institute, identify two critical needs: the need for new chemical safety […]