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

Conventional produce can be sprayed with a variety of toxic synthetic pesticides including atrazine, glyphosate, and chlorpyrifos. All of these pesticides are known endocrine disruptors and some have been found to have possibly carcinogenic effects on humans. To avoid ingesting these pesticides, choose organic produce. #RealOrganicFacts #ChooseOrganic #Produce ... See MoreSee Less

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The USDA organic seal is the only certification that is backed by the force of law when it comes to determining whether or not products contain toxic synthetic chemicals. The National Organic Standards Board ensures that products displaying the seal meet requirements for organic growing, production, handling, storage, and processing practices. The Board must also approve the remaining 5% of ingredients, which can include things like baking soda, salt, and certain vitamins and minerals. #RealOrganicFacts #ChooseOrganic ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy New Year! Thank you to the nearly 100 donors who joined our journey by contributing almost $12,000 as Empowerment Patrons! This month we will share how choosing organic is one way to avoid chemicals that contribute to breast cancer!

For many people, the start of a New Year is a time to bring positive changes into one's life. An important one we can all choose in 2018 is adopting an organic lifestyle to avoid pesticides that may be carcinogens or endocrine disruptors. Throughout the month of January, Protect Our Breasts will be sharing tips about how to live an organic lifestyle when grocery shopping, using household products, and choosing personal care items. It may seem overwhelming, but our digestible tips will help you make small lifestyle changes that can have a major impact on preventing a future breast cancer diagnosis.
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