breast cancer

Breast Cancer Action

In the 1940’s a woman’s chances of getting breast cancer was one in twenty. Now it’s one in eight, despite the billions of dollars spent on awareness and the search for a cure.


Two sisters, Kathryn Sibley and Madelyn Blair, walk into the Dragonfly Ink Studio to get a touch-up on their matching tattoos. You can sense their excitement—they’re not scared of the needle and they’re not scared of the pain.

Is our energy infrastructure causing cancer? 

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Oct 7, 2015
(Courtesy of Brightsource)

California’s landmark renewable energy law to be signed Wednesday // Contra Costa Time

“In a milestone for reducing pollution and fossil fuel use, Gov. Jerry Brown will sign into law Wednesday a bill that requires 50 percent of California's electricity to come from renewable sources like solar and wind by 2030.

  On the October 7th edition of Your Call we’re discussing breast cancer prevention, the latest developments in treatment, and where resources are going in the fight against it. 

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about breast cancer and the current scientific thoughts on reducing risk.  Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women.  According to the Breast Cancer Fund, avoiding certain environmental toxins that show up in food and household items can be part of a prevention strategy.  What else do you want to know about breast cancer research?  Join us at 10 or email  What measures do you take to prevent cancer?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.