Against the Tide Wake Up Call on WCVB Channel 5 TV

Thank you to MBCC’s student volunteers and to our media partner, WCVB Channel 5 TV, for the morning’s Wake Up Call! Click here to view the the Wake Up Call on the WCVB website! Visit to register for the Against the Tide event, in Hopkinton or on Cape Cod, today!

Webinar Recording: Personal Care Product Use Among Women of Diverse Backgrounds, September 13, 2023

Poster for September webinar recording

Dr. Robin Dodson is Associate Director of Research Operations at Silent Spring Institute and a research scientist with expertise in exposure assessment, particularly in the indoor environment. Dr. Dodson is an adjunct assistant professor of environmental health at Boston University School of Public Health and also holds an appointment as a visiting scientist at Harvard … Read more

Webinar Recording: An Update on Breast Pathology May 17, 2023

Poster of the webinar recording of May 17

Dr. Misialek currently serves as Associate Chair of Pathology at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA. He is the Medical Director of the Vernon Cancer Center, Chemistry Laboratory, and Point of Care Testing. He practices in all areas of pathology in a busy community hospital. Holding an academic appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine, he regularly … Read more

Webinar Recording: Breast Cancer-Related Chemicals in Consumer Products April 18, 2023

Poster for webinar recording of April 18th

Dr. Elissia Franklin is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Silent Spring Institute whose work focuses on chemical exposure assessment. She has expertise in mass spectrometric analysis and lipidomics, a subset of metabolomics, which she is applying to exposomics (the study of environmental exposures that an individual experiences) and biomonitoring work. She also is involved in … Read more

“Nationwide study to packaging bans: What the Cape can do about PFAS, the forever chemicals”

On March 28, Cape Cod Times’ Susan Vaughn included Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition and Silent Spring Institute in an article titled “Nationwide study to packaging bans: What the Cape can do about PFAS, the forever chemicals.” “HYANNIS — A program with panelists and two films Saturday afternoon provided much information on the toxic chemical substances called … Read more