Our mission is to share the conversation about chemicals
in everyday products found on the grocery shelves that contribute
to breast cancer; empowering women to make safer choices to protect
their breasts during the most vulnerable periods of their lives.

Protect Our Breasts

1 in 8

Breast cancer is a disease that touches the lives of many. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the course of their lifetime.

everyday exposure

Research shows that exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals and carcinogens can lead to a breast cancer diagnosis later in life.

windows of susceptibility

Up through a woman’s first full-term pregnancy is a time when women are particularly vulnerable to these harmful chemicals. It is up to us to stop breast cancer before it starts.

Protect Our Breasts

As an organization, our hope for the future is that one day all food will be organic and free from synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. We hope that as children, like National Executive Board member Shannon's cousin, become our age, they will not have to worry about toxic chemicals in their food. ... See MoreSee Less

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Donating more this year? Avoid BPA and its replacements often found in cans when shopping for your local food pantry. #BreastCancerPrevention #NewYearsResolution ... See MoreSee Less

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The National Executive Board and Chapter members' personal commitments to choosing more #organic, grows with each New Year and scientific discovery. Check out our Instagram @Protectourbreasts over the next few weeks to see their resolutions and maybe inspire some for yourself! ... See MoreSee Less

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If you have been inspired by Protect Our Breasts, please share this post with your loved ones. We ask for your donations so that our chapter ambassadors can share our message on their campuses, working to prevent Breast Cancer. Please give today at minutefund.umass.edu/project/3275 Thank you everyone! 💚 ... See MoreSee Less

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