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The Complacency of Awareness

Fran Visco | Posted 08.31.2014 | Impact
Fran Visco

It is time to move from awareness to prevention. If much of the resources that are currently directed at breast cancer awareness were redistributed to prevention, imagine how much faster we could start saving lives.

Should I Get a Mammogram? What Are Women Supposed to Do?

Fran Visco | Posted 05.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Fran Visco

All of the scientific evidence points to that strategy being more effective than a ritual search for cancer through breast self examination and mandatory annual mammography. It is time to move forward, for women's sake.

Breast Cancer Priority #1: Saving Lives

Fran Visco | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Fran Visco

Breast Cancer Awareness month is coming to a close. And I am grateful. Every year it brings a sea of pink and this year was no different. But has anything meaningful changed from last year? Have we made progress?

Feeling Bad About the Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer

Fran Visco | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact
Fran Visco

We, advocates, are leading this charge. We are setting the agenda, bringing the scientists and policy makers together, implementing plans of action and moving forward to the end of breast cancer. This is all happening, albeit difficult to see through that tsunami of pink.

Can We Win a Gold Medal in Breast Cancer?

Fran Visco | Posted 10.13.2012 | Women
Fran Visco

In eight years, when the Summer Olympics are once again drawing the attention of the world, I want to be watching the games with the knowledge that we have figured out how to end breast cancer.

Aiming for the Bullseye: A Breast Cancer Vaccine

Fran Visco | Posted 05.07.2012 | Women
Fran Visco

We could not have looked at this issue even five years ago. But now is the time to leverage those prior investments and get an answer.

Help Breast Cancer Research Take A 'Leap' Forward This Wednesday

Fran Visco | Posted 04.28.2012 | Women
Fran Visco

This Leap Year, on February 29, I encourage you to use those additional hours to become more involved in breast cancer advocacy.