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Breast Cancer Awareness

Belly Fat Vs. BMI: Which One Has The Biggest Impact On Breast Cancer Survival?

Posted 10.31.2012 | Black Voices

While breast cancer risk factors like genetic predisposition and excess weight have been studied at length, researchers are gathering new evidence on ...

Breast Cancer and Naptime Activism

Liza Donnelly | Posted 12.30.2012 | Impact
Liza Donnelly

Unlike the woman I drew in this cartoon, I have not walked, run or biked for Breast Cancer awareness. I am very grateful to those who do because it is so crucial that we raise understanding and money for the research that can put an end to this horrible disease.

Getting My Sexy Back After Breast Cancer

Amanda Nixon | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Nixon

The Keep A Breast Foundation made plaster molds of women's busts and auctioned them off to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. I thought this was a fantastic idea. I emailed them immediately, and days before my reconstructive surgery, I had a plaster mold made of my torso.

How to Know Your Breast Cancer Risk

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Talk with your doctor about the Gail Model and find out what your level of risk for breast cancer is. And get a mammogram.

Synchronicity

Trish Kinney | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Trish Kinney

An odd feeling comes over me as fall starts to creep into late summer. It isn't necessary to consult a calendar to know that all my cancer anniversaries are lining up.

Beyond Pink: What Matters for Future Progress Against Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

You should think before you pink, as you might before giving to any solicitor of charitable funds. But let's not argue about the color and the ribbon which was, 20 years ago, an emblem of openness about a disease that women were afraid to mention out loud.

WATCH: 11-Year-Old Convinces The NFL To Use Pink Penalty Flags

Sarah Medina | Posted 10.26.2012 | Good News

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the NFL has turned pink for the last four weekends. Everything from pink hand towels to pink game balls and...

WATCH: Hoda's Intensely Emotional Celebration

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.26.2012 | Media

An emotional Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb celebrated a major milestone during the fourth hour of Thursday's "Today" show. Kotb, who was diagnos...

The Dreaded Month Of Pink: Why You Won't See Me Walking For A Cure

Sarah French Mignano | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Sarah French Mignano

I have finally pinpointed why this pink month drives me crazy. It's because of its failure to understand what all of this awareness does to breast cancer's most silent victims -- women that live with the threat of breast cancer hanging over their heads. Women like me.

WATCH: NFL's Larry Fitzgerald Shaves NBA's Kevin Love's Head In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted 10.25.2012 | Black Voices

Athletes Kevin Love and Larry Fitzgerald are raising awareness for breast cancer in an amazing way. Fitzgerald, an Arizona Cardinal's wide receive...

'Breasts': An Interview With Author Florence Williams

Molly Rauch | Posted 12.25.2012 | Parents
Molly Rauch

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I sat down recently with Florence Williams, author of the book, BREASTS: A Natural and Unnatural History, to talk about breast health and what's really in our breast milk.

WATCH: Kevin Love Goes Bald For Breast Cancer With Larry Fitzgerald's Help

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the time of year when many athletes and celebrities use their fame to perform outrageous stunts for a good c...

Lucky

Sarah Albertson-Corkery | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Sarah Albertson-Corkery

I asked Lucy why she was telling people that I had back surgery. She said, "Well, it's easier than telling them about the front." We'll, I'll give you that, Lucy. I love that she makes me laugh.

I Went To A Cancer Party -- And I Liked It

Erika Lade | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Erika Lade

I saw the people who have held my hand, poked me with needles, taken my vital signs and treated my cancer, and I saw them for once in a non-medical way. They were not in white coats and sneakers or scrubs -- they were laughing, eating and drinking cocktails.

Where's the Feminism in the Awareness?

Nancy Stordahl | Posted 12.25.2012 | Impact
Nancy Stordahl

It's wrong to trivialize women. It's wrong to trivialize a deadly disease. And I have to ask would this be acceptable if we were dealing with male body parts or a man's disease? Where is the feminism in breast cancer awareness?

NFL Player Beats Breast Cancer With Sledgehammer

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Impact

Nick Eason is used to beating up on opponents, but this time, the Arizona Cardinals defensive end is tackling another enemy: breast cancer. In a vi...

The Power of Positive

Concetta Bertoldi | Posted 12.25.2012 | Impact
Concetta Bertoldi

Darlene has breast cancer. She never asked, "Why me?" Right from the beginning, she decided that she was going to bring a positive outlook to her situation, to the very best of her ability.

The Silent Story of Male Breast Cancer

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time we typically associate with women, mothers, and pink ribbons. But what many of us don't realize is th...

7 Things No One Tells You About Breast Cancer

Glamour | Posted 10.24.2012 | Women

Each October the ribbons return, the fund-raisers reboot, and newspaper headlines everywhere become overwhelmingly breast-centric. So you couldn’t b...

Understanding the Definitive Pink Victory

Alyson Renaldo | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Alyson Renaldo

October 2012. We've been glowing pink all month, celebrating victories and being mindful of the need to eradicate breast cancer.

38-Foot Pink RV Delivers Hope for Breast Cancer

HooplaHa | Posted 12.23.2012 | Good News
HooplaHa

The Hope Bus, a mobile wellness and resource center that also happens to be a glorious pink 37-foot RV, delivers programs, services and resources across Rhode Island and into Massachusetts.

Mammogram vs. Ultrasound: Which Is More Effective?

Posted 10.23.2012 | Black Voices

In what's being touted as the largest analysis of breast cancer screening methods for women under the age of 40, researchers at the Seattle Cancer Car...

Ta-Tas? Really?

AnnaKate Pitts | Posted 12.23.2012 | Teen
AnnaKate Pitts

There are common breast cancer awareness bumper stickers and T-shirts that state, "Save the the ta-tas." It is not called ta-ta cancer. It is called breast cancer, and it kills.

Finding Silver Linings During Breast Cancer

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

Pain and sadness are important and valuable feelings that need to be processed during and after any rotten experience. The beauty of Silver Linings is that they don't take away the rain. Rather, they provide an umbrella.

Two Bad Weeks for My Patients

Steven Teitelbaum | Posted 12.22.2012 | Style
Steven Teitelbaum

Your doctor won't force you to return to their office for a follow-up. Don't wait for your insurance company to send a town car to take you for a scan. You are responsible.