Julie Dovey
Julie Dovey 1 pledge and 15 signatures

I had breast cancer when I was 40, I went through aggresive treatments for more than 5 years. Unfortunately the cancer returned 11years later and is now incurable, I'm having treatment to try to keep me alive for as long as possible. If any of this could be avoided for other people it has to be worth it!

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Breast Cancer strikes one in eight women over the course of their lifetime. Unknowingly, we are exposed to harmful chemicals, including known carcinogens, in every-day products such as shampoo, toys and cleaning supplies. Instead of getting to the root causes of cancer, some companies sell pink ribbon products to raise money - and some of these products include hazardous chemicals linked to…

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We were deeply saddened and disgusted after news broke this week that four major cancer charities were complete scams. Yet, we know that while these are extreme cases, sadly, many mainstream cancer charities take part in profit cycles often by partnering with corporations that fuel cancer rates—effectively keeping themselves in business by doing nothing to reduce the number of people who get…

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Senator Boxer is the Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, which is tasked with updating the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA). This law is extremely outdated and fails to protect all of us from the many hazardous chemicals that are in the products that we use every day. On Monday, November 4th Breast Cancer Action staff will deliver the petitions that we have already…

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