preventionisthecure.org

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

HBCAC is proud to announce the debut of our short documentary "Empowering Our Youth:
Encouraging Guardians of the Future." Focusing on the Students and Scientist Environmental Research Scholarship Program, the film takes a closer look into how programs like these have an impact on students, their families, communities and the world of science.

Enjoy!

Breast Cancer advocate Karen Miller from Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition, Inc urges Long Islanders to take notice of this ground braking report Breast Cancer and the Environment, Prioritizing Prevention. This document provides the current science enabling our communities to understand how environmental contaminants affect our health and most importantly how we can eliminate these exposures

Click here to read the full report


Prevention Is The Cure
and Hydrofracturing,
Karen Joy Miller featured In
Cancer inCytes Magazine


Supreme Court Hears Case on Corporate Ownership of Genes, Karen Joy Miller
featured in Newsday

This year’s champions are taking the lead on primary prevention, envisioning a world without cancer.

 
Road Map for Prevention mission statement

HBCACproducts-sm Road Map for Prevention
is a part of Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition’s environmental education program providing stream of current health information to cancer survivors and their families, promoting a dialogue among communities to help reduce toxic exposures while encouraging a new generation of health professionals.  The Road Map for Prevention provides evidence based knowledge to diverse population regarding risk factors of disease and how to optimize health.

INCLUDES: Toxic Triggers Chart, Look Before You L.E.A.P Educational Materials, I Am Fed Naturally, Organic Lawn Flag Program, Students and Scientists Environmental Research Scholarship Program; and Survey Mapping Publication

 

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences produces a monthly newsletter
that highlights environmental influences that effect our health. 
Please take some time to view their monthly publication through their website
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/
 



In The News

Founder and President, Karen Joy Miller featured in this month’s Cure Magazine:

The Search for Environmental Carcinogens

curetoday.com

BY LAURA BEIL PUBLISHED MARCH 14, 2012

In the search for carcinogens, competing interests can complicate and compromise the case

What Defines a Cancer Cluster?

The news conference was held on Jan. 7, 1993, with breast cancer activists flanking Sen. Alfonse D’Amato (R-New York). The group was not satisfied with the findings of a study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which had just reported that elevated rates of breast cancer in Long Island could be explained by known risk factors. The women believed their illnesses had a deeper, more sinister explanation, perhaps a legacy of the agricultural roots of the now mostly affluent suburbs of New York City.

Read more...