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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

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

CANCER inCYTES MAGAZINE- VOLUME 2, ISSUE I, SUMMER 2013

PREVENTION IS THE CURE

By Karen Joy Miller

Since 1971, more than $1 trillion has been spent on cancer research and treatment. Industry and government cannot continue to ignore the links between this epidemic and the intentional pollution of our air, waterways and food sources. Cancer is a societal problem and can only be remediated if communities and policy makers act responsibly. The President's Cancer Panel convened in 2010 and produced a report stating, "A more integrated, coordinated, and transparent system for promulgating and enforcing environmental contaminant policy and regulations, driven by science and free of political or industry influence, must be developed to protect public health," yet these reports are ignored. Read More