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 – Dr. Jill Oxley

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

Webinar Recording: What’s New with PFAS in Massachusetts and Across the US November 15, 2022

Poster for webinar recording November

Dr. Laurel Schaider is a Senior Scientist at Silent Spring Institute where she leads the Institute’s water quality research on PFAS and other contaminants of emerging concern. She studies PFAS chemicals in drinking water, consumer products, and food, drinking water contamination from septic systems, and environmental justice disparities in drinking water quality.

Webinar Recording: Breast Cancer in Younger Women from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds October 26, 2022

Poster for webinar recording by Dr Jill Oxley

Dr. Jill S. Oxley, MD, FACS, is a breast surgeon with Cape Cod Hospital and the director of the Hospital’s breast program. Her clinical interests include high-risk breast cancer screening and nipple-sparing mastectomy and oncoplastic breast surgery. Dr. Oxley is a member of MBCC’s Board of Directors.