Sturbridge Resident Cheryl Reeve is a statewide Against the Tide Chairwoman for second year in a row

 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 […]

MA Senators Fail to Support Chemical Exposure Research

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 […]

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 […]