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

Guest Column from Cheryl Osimo at Cape Cod Times

On March 19, Cape Cod Times included Cheryl Osimo, MBCC’s Executive Director, as a featured columnist of “Opinion/Your Turn: PFAS are everywhere. Here are some ways to get informed, involved.“ Every day, there are news headlines across the country about a class of chemicals called PFAS. More and more communities are discovering PFAS in their drinking … Read more

EPA is proposing the first ever national standard to limit PFAS in drinking water

Two smiling girls with glasses of water in their hands

Cheryl Osimo, Executive Director of Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, says, “We all deserve safe drinking water; this proposal by the EPA is a step in the right direction to protect future generations in the Commonwealth and across the nation.“ EPA Announcement On March 14, 2023, EPA announced the proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) … Read more