Catherine Thomsen, Mechiel Taylor, Lianna Hartmour and Anne Hartwig at Dipsea Hike 2021

As you may have heard or noticed, this is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Zero Breast Cancer has a lot going on!

Oct. 10: ZBC Program Director Catherine Thomsen was on Both Sides of the Conversation, a weekly YouTube broadcast for Black and Brown communities, to talk about breast cancer. Catherine spoke about Zero Breast Cancer at 35 minutes and was part of a lively discussion with the hosts and two breast cancer survivors. Check out the video. 

Oct. 12 & 26 (plus TBD in Nov.): ZBC Program Coordinator, Mechiel Taylor, and Intern, Lindsay Huston, are going to North Bay high schools to share actions for reducing lifetime breast cancer risk with teens.

Oct. 13: Catherine spoke on the Spanish-language radio/Facebook Live show Cuerpo Corazón Comunidad. Along with the host and a breast cancer survivor, they discussed what we can do to lower our risk and that of future generations, the importance of self-advocacy, and how to support people after a cancer diagnosis. Check out the video.

Oct. 16 & 23: Our materials are included in the 2021 Resources Handout at UCSF’s Taste for the Cure, a free virtual event exploring the impact of food and science on breast health. Learn more and register here.

Oct. 21: We are hosting the 4th in our 25th Anniversary Advancing Health Equity in Breast Cancer webinar series, “Our Environment and Breast Cancer: Working Toward a Healthier Future.” Learn more and register here.

Oct 21: ZBC Program Director Lianna Hartmour will launch the Generations campaign to engage and educate young adults and the broader community about ways to reduce exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals. The webpages will go live at our webinar. Keep an eye out for the link.

Oct. 28: ZBC will be featured at the Cavallo Point BFF night, a chance to ask us questions and enjoy an evening of pampering. Buy tickets here.

Oct. 28: Lianna and Catherine will be presenting "Reducing Breast Cancer RIsk and Promoting Heart Health" to Texas Instrument's Bay Area group.

Ways you can support these efforts:

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  • Watch our YouTube videos 
  • Donate to the Dipsea Hike for Zero Breast Cancer
  • Start a Facebook fundraiser
  • Donate in honor of a friend or relative
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