President’s cancer panel
Each year, corporations pack the shelves with pink ribbon products, surrounding us with “breast cancer awareness” messages. These products help to raise billions of dollars in the name of breast cancer, and yet more than 40,000 women in the U.S. still die of the disease every year.
Incredible! 73,635 of you signed petitions asking President Obama to make it a priority for his Administration to stop the use of cancer-causing chemicals in products used in America every day. Today, we brought your signatures to the White House, tied up in a pretty bow, to make it clear that people want to stop […]
If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to sign the petition, please click here to add your voice! Last May, the Presidential Cancer Panel presented President Obama with its annual report which confirmed that toxic chemicals are a grossly underestimated risk factor for cancer. The Panel urged President Obama to “most strongly use the power […]
Christine Brouwer founded Mira’s Movement in 2008 after her daughter, Mira, died at the age of 4 from complications of treatment for brain cancer. The organization supports families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer and advocates on behalf of children with cancer and their families. My daughter Mira, a beautiful, funny, and smart little […]