Be Informed

Be Informed


Getting informed is the first step toward preventing breast cancer. At MBCC, we work hard to get you the facts about breast cancer causation and prevention.

What is Breast Cancer?

Definition, common types, signs & symptoms, and additional resources for knowledge about breast cancer disease.

Breast Cancer Statistics

National and Massachusetts statistics on incidence, mortality, causes, and risk factors of breast cancer.

Breast Cancer and the Environment

This page provides support and evidence for the link between breast cancer and the environment and the possibility of prevention through minimization of exposure to toxins in our environment.


The Risks of PFAS

This page provides information on Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), a class of man-made chemicals used in the production of a wide range of consumer products such as stain-resistant carpets, non-stick pans, waterproof jackets, and grease-proof food packaging. 

Reduce your Exposure

Tips and useful facts for reducing your exposure to harmful chemicals in your everyday environment that are linked to breast cancer and other diseases.

eNewsletter Archives

Past issues of the MBCC eNewsletter.

MBCC Webinar Series Recordings

The complete collection of previous webinar recordings.

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