Call to Action: Support Water Research Funding

Silent Spring Institute’s funding request put forth by the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) which is included in amendment #514, line item 7504-0100 will be debated in the Senate tomorrow, Wednesday, May 21. Senator Daniel Wolf (D-Hyannis) will sponsor and champion the request in this amendment which allocates $500,000 in the FY 2015 Senate budget for […]

Silent Spring Institute Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Silent Spring Institute celebrated its 20th anniversary with an event held on May 15th at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Falmouth.  Advocates, activists, scientists, and concerned citizens statewide joined together to recognize a shared legacy of breast cancer prevention and to honor the milestone anniversary of Silent Spring Institute. The event was hosted by Matt […]

Mother’s Day Appeal

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. […]

Board President attends the Mind the Store Day of Action

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 […]

Let’s Talk Prevention: A New Discussion Tool for Health Professionals and Patients to Reduce Toxic Exposures

  Living a healthy lifestyle through proper diet, exercise, and limiting alcohol and tobacco use is important, but these important health initiatives will not reduce the burden of environmentally linked diseases. Additional changes must be made to reduce exposure to chemicals linked with health consequences including cancer, birth defects, reproductive problems, and more. The Massachusetts […]