On October 5, 2021, California became the seventh state to pass legislation to ban PFAS in food packaging. PFAS chemicals have been linked to a wide range of health effects including immune system toxicity, elevated cholesterol, delayed mammary gland development, effects on the thyroid and liver, and cancer. Scientists are concerned that exposure to chemicals … Read more
When Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) started this work in 1991, we all had great hope that we would find the answers to our questions on how to prevent the environmental causes of breast cancer. While there has been progress, here we are now, 30 years later, with perhaps more questions than answers.
For the 7th year, the MBCC Road Race Team ran in the 2021 ASICS Falmouth Road Race on Sunday, August 15th with the MBCC Road Race Team to raise funds toward the goal of breast cancer prevention! To all who participated, on behalf of Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC), its Board of Directors, staff and … Read more