breast cancer research

The 2008-09 annual report of the President’s Cancer Panel

has just been released.  The purpose of this panel is to assess the state of environmental cancer research, policy and programs addressing known and potential effects of environmental exposures on cancer. This report, entitled “Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now,” discusses the large and growing body of evidence linking cancer to environmental [...]

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Breast Cancer and the Relationship to Dry Cleaning Chemicals

Think of all the women you know and love, one in eight of those women will get breast cancer today as compared to one in twenty a generation ago. We think of breast cancer as a disease that only affect women but that’s not true, men can also develop breast cancer. A study of 1350 [...]

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A Day of Health and Joy for Women

A Day of Health and Joy for Women, Presented by Women’s Cancer Awareness Group This is going to be a wonderful day to celebrate the health of women. It  is a day for women to find support whose lives have been touched by cancer; whether a survivor who is trying to take full advantage of [...]

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New Year Resolution!

Reflecting back as well as looking forward. “We are not business people capitalizing on the green movement; we are an established dry cleaner changing an industry!” Our mission remains the same from day one: to serve our customers, improve our industry and care for our environment, as always leading by example. Reflecting back on this [...]

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Breast Cancer Walk Singer

This is Damond Moodie and he came to play music in front of Pacific Heights cleaners and encourage people on during the three day breast cancer walk. We passed out some lint rollers to the people walking.   Pacific Heights Cleaners, Sausalito & San Francisco, your non toxic alternative Marin’s 1st & Best Certified [...]

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Zero Breast Cancer Acceptance Speach

This is a very exciting time for me. I have always seen myself as a drycleaner here to service my community not an activist here to change the world. I do certain things in life because it is the right thing to do and it is such a wonderful feeling when someone notices what I [...]

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The 2009 Healing Partner honoree is Walt Spicer, Video

The 2009 Healing Partner honoree is Walt Spicer, a supportive husband and volunteer who helped design the Marin Cancer Institute. Walt Spicer’s association with Marin General Hospital began in 1992 as the cancer center was being built. He was encouraged by the Marin General Hospital Foundation to direct gifts made to the hospital in memory [...]

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The 2009 Community Breast Cancer Researcher is Kathie Delassandri, M.D., Video

The 2009 Community Breast Cancer Researcher is Kathie Delassandri, M.D., a breast cancer researcher working on ways to predict breast cancer. Eleven years ago, Zero Breast Cancer partnered with Doctor Margaret Wrensch of UCSF to conduct the first breast cancer research study in Marin County, the Adolescent Study and the Development of Breast Cancer. This [...]

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The 2009 Shining Star is Larree Renda and the Safeway Foundation, Video

The 2009 Shining Star is Larree Renda and the Safeway Foundation, a major funder of breast cancer research. Larree Renda oversees retail strategy, labor relations, public affairs, government relations, health initiatives, human resources, industrial engineering, re-engineering and communications for one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America and on of the largest [...]

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