HBCAC IN THE NEWS

HBCAC strives for community oriented programs focused on Breast Cancer, Education, Precaution and Prevention.

 


Our Mission is to increase public awareness of environmental links to disease. GAIN support for the “Precautionary Principle” as it applies to public policy, URGE the    public to demand more funding for environmental health research, and ENCOURAGE a “better safe than sorry” attitude toward personal lifestyle. | More

Mounting scientific evidence demonstrates that Lead poisoning, Endocrine disruptors, Air pollution, and Pesticides are the four types of toxins that contribute to the onset of disease. Look before you LEAP provides environmental health information in a manner that is non-threatening, age-appropriate and fun for children and families alike. | More

HBCAC In The News

  • Speak Out Against Hydrofracking
    Join Campaign for A Million Fracking Letters 

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    Take a moment, let YOUR VOICE be heard to ban BPA.... EPA Considering New Toxicity

    Testing and Environmental Sampling for BPA 
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    Our health is at stake; help ban hydrofracking Contact Governor Cuomo today either by phone or email Each voice makes a difference… Call 518-474-8390 or Emailhttp://www.governor.ny.gov/ contact/Governor ContactForm.php 
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    From Science to Society: CAN COMMONLY USED PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS INCREASE BREAST CANCER RISK?
    Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition, Inc., Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition partner with Mount Sinai School of Medicine to address Environmental Risks of Breast Cancer The Breast Cancer Environmental
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  • While Worth Every Dollar
    Funding Environmental Research remains a challenge
    Cape Cod Times, Silent Spring looks to end dry spell
    by Cynthia McCormick, June 4, 2012

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  • LI students honored for cancer research

    Newsday Features Students and Scientists Environmental Research Program, January 5, 2012. Our program proceeds with talent and passion … it resonates! Jan. 5, 2012| See full story

  • Huntington HS Juniors Participate in Cancer Conference
    Joshua Solomowitz and Megan Hansen are just as concerned about the scourge of cancer as anyone – maybe even more so. The Huntington High School juniors recently participated in a national conference in Cincinnati that focused on breast cancer's connection to environmental factors.  | See full story