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

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Protect Our Breasts

Natural beauty does NOT come from makeup. It comes from the confidence to be your best self, healthy and authentic. It shines from within. Everyone featured in our enCOURAGE campaign, our entire community of alumni, past chapter presidents, current high school chapter presidents, current executive board, and directors committed to Natural Beauty by arriving at our photo shoot WITHOUT makeup. We ENCOURAGE you too to avoid the chemicals of concern in makeup by going without somedays and choosing safer alternatives on others. Make today No Makeup Monday! ... See MoreSee Less

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It takes COURAGE to speak up and share the REAL numbers. Contrary to what most of us think, only 5-10% of breast cancer cases are caused by genetics and another 15-20% from lifestyle, leaving more than 70% unexplained. Scientists point to environmental exposures such as carcinogens and endocrine disruptors. It takes COURAGE to inform, empower, and share! Who do you know that has the COURAGE to learn and share digestible tips with their friends? A dynamic leader who would make a great president of a chapter at their school? Past Trinity College Chapter President Karly and her ambassadors had the COURAGE! ENCOURAGE your friend to contact Meghan@protectourbreasts.org and if he/she starts a chapter, both of you will receive an organic POB T-shirt! ... See MoreSee Less

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"I am so lucky to have a mom that ENCOURAGES me to be my best self. She empowers me to feel confident without makeup, supports my choice to live a safer lifestyle by always buying organic foods, and never fails to make me laugh when I have had a bad day. Because of strong women like her, and my POB teammates, I have the COURAGE to say no to toxins in products and the confidence to choose safer options. As the Science Director of Protect Our Breasts, I am constantly reading new peer-reviewed journals to stay up-to-date and informed on the newest science surrounding endocrine disruptors, carcinogens, and breast cancer so I can ENCOURAGE the chapter ambassadors to speak up on their campuses." Do you have a daughter, student, friend or loved one to ENCOURAGE to inform, empower and share at their school? Suggest they start a chapter of Protect Our Breasts - email: meghan@protectourbreasts.org. ... See MoreSee Less

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