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NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair, Karen Miller, joins Breast Cancer Action and Earthworks in a clear, comprehensive, and informative webinar on hydrofracking and breast cancer.

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NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair, Karen Miller,  joins Breast Cancer Action and Earthworks in a clear, comprehensive, and informative webinar on hydrofracking and breast cancer.  For more information on the webinar visit here: http://bcaction.org/resources/webinars/fracking-and-its-connection-to-breast-cancer/

The NYS Breast Cancer Network has produced the first ever presentation on hydrofracking and breast cancer and Breast Cancer Action is hosting a free webinar on the health impact of hydrofracking

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The NYS Breast Cancer Network has produced the first ever presentation on hydrofracking and breast cancer.  This ground-breaking power point presentation goes step by step, exploring the process and elements of hydrofracking that are known to be linked to breast cancer incidence and risk.  The Network has been calling for a true, scientific-standard health impact […]

2013 Susan M. Cohen Education & Advocacy Day a Resounding Success

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An energetic and enthusiastic group gathered in Albany on March 12, 2013 for the fifteenth annual Susan M. Cohen Education and Advocacy Day.  The morning program began with Laura Weinberg’s presentation of a riveting new power point  entitled  Hydrofracking and Breast Cancer, which, for the first time, gives a detailed exploration of the ways that […]

Suffolk County resident and NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair Karen Miller works with Suffolk County leaders to achieve the first ban in nation on cash register receipts containing Bisphenol A (BPA)

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Suffolk County resident and NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair Karen Miller works with Suffolk County leaders to achieve the first ban in nation on cash register receipts containing Bisphenol A (BPA).  The legislation called “Safer Sales Slip Act ” goes into effect in one year.  The Network successfully worked to get New York State legislation […]

Network Board member Margaret Roberts joins other New York health professionals in this important video about the health impact of hydrofracking

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Network Board member Margaret Roberts joins other New York health professionals in this important video about the health impact of hydrofracking: http://concernedhealthny.org/professional-perspectives-on-health-impacts-of-hydrofracking/ For more information please visit the website of the newly-formed Concerned Health Professionals of New York: www.concernedhealthny.org

Network Executive Director Andi Gladstone Appointed to NYS Insurance Exchange Advisory Committee

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Network Executive Director Andi Gladstone Appointed to NYS Insurance Exchange Advisory Committee The Affordable Care Act, signed into law in 2010, requires that insurance exchanges be established in each state by January 2014.  These exchanges will allow people seeking health insurance access to health insurance with all the added benefits included in the Affordable Care […]

The Network Works in Coalition with Other Cancer Organizations for an Essential Health Benefits Package Recommendation for the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in New York

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The NYS Breast Cancer Network joined patient advocacy organizations across the country in welcoming the news that the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  We know a lot of the value of the ACA is in its implementation:  now the work begins. Throughout the Spring the NYS Breast Cancer Network worked with a […]