Dear Friend, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) is grateful for the help we receive throughout the year – not just financial support, but your support demonstrated through participation in our events and webinars, and by sharing with others information about the work we do to identify the environmental causes of breast cancer and to eliminate … Read more
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
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
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
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.