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PFAS-REACH Resources for Clinicians on PFAS

The PFAS-REACH team has created a new page of Resources for Clinicians on PFAS, including a new Continuing Medical Education (CME) course. These are intended to inform medical professionals about PFAS and improve health care for residents of PFAS-impacted communities and other people exposed to elevated levels of PFAS. MBCC is working to improve knowledge … Read more

Webinar: Looking Back to Look Forward: Environmental Chemical Exposure and Breast Cancer

December webinar poster, rescheduled date

Dr. Maricel V. Maffini is an Independent Consultant based in Maryland, US. She has more than 25 years of research experience in the fields of carcinogenesis and breast cancer, in particular, reproductive biology and endocrine disruption. For the past 10 years, her work has focused on the safety and regulation of chemicals in food and … Read more

Webinar: 2nd Annual Margo Simon Gold Memorial Webinar: PFAS in Food Packaging and Consumer Products – What Do We Know and What Can We Do?

Poster for January webinar

This webinar, “PFAS in Food Packaging and Consumer Products – What Do We Know and What Can You Do?” will feature Dr. Arlene Blum, Ph.D., Executive Director of Green Science Policy Institute, Dr. Maricel Maffini, Ph.D., Environmental Health Scientist and Independent Consultant, and Dr. Laurel Schaider, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Silent Spring Institute. Dr. Jill … Read more

MBCC Partners with Massachusetts PFAS & Your Health Study for 11/16 Town Hall Meeting in Hyannis

Silent Spring Institute is holding an information and recruitment session at Barnstable Town Hall on Wednesday, November 16 for the Massachusetts PFAS & Your Health Study. We would love for you to attend and/or help us get the word out about this event and the importance of participating in the study. Below is the advisory that was … Read more

Donate to MBCC’s 2022 End of Year Appeal

Dear Friend, Every year in October, we are reminded that breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women over the course of their lifetime. During this one month dedicated to breast cancer awareness, everywhere we look there are pink ribbons, pink hats, pink socks, and multiple campaigns to support early detection and treatment. Every Breast Cancer … Read more