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Breast Cancer Awareness

Life After Breast Cancer: Would You Forgo Reconstructive Surgery?

Posted 12.13.2011 | Black Voices

When it comes to breast cancer detection, you've got mammograms, biopsies and, in the case of Shondia McFadden-Sabari, intuition. "I had no symptoms. ...

Seeing the Metastatic Side of Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

In New York State, the legislature voted to commemorate today, officially this year, as Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Telling the Whole Story

Susan M. Love | Posted 12.13.2011 | Women
Susan M. Love

October 13 is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, one day in October dedicated to acknowledging that not everyone is cured.

Cheerleaders Get In Trouble With School For Breast-Cancer Shirts

USAToday.com | Hayley Ringle, The Arizona Republic | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

GILBERT, Ariz. -- The cheerleading squad at Gilbert High School has been told they cannot wear their pink T-shirts to raise money for breast cancer aw...

WATCH: The Most Moving Breast Cancer Awareness Ad We've Seen All Month

Posted 12.13.2011 | Women

Creating a hopeful commercial about cancer is fraught territory, but advertising agency BVK’s ad for the University of Oklahoma's new cancer centre ...

SLIDESHOW: How To Support Breast Cancer Research Every Hour Of Your Day

Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact

While sporting your pink ribbon pins and preparing for your charity 5Ks, you can take your breast cancer activism one step further this month -- by in...

Why Being A Breast Cancer Advocate Is My Top Priority

Lisa Ling | Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact
Lisa Ling

Women need to take a more proactive approach to their health. It sounds so simple, but it's something a lot of women don't do. Maybe you don't have the time, you're not sure what to do, or you're uncomfortable talking about it. But we need to make our health a priority.

Surviving Breast Cancer: Tabitha Celine Austin Tells Her Story

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

Tabitha Celine Austin, owner of Celine’s Designer Resale Boutique, opened her first upscale consignment shop in Aurora in early 2005 followed with a...

October Is the Time for Each of Us to Consider the Role We Can Play in Combating Breast Cancer

Dr. Jill Biden | Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jill Biden

2011-10-12-jfdjfjdklgjkfmvkfjkjfd.jpgOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and it's an important time to consider the role that each of us can and must play in combating this disease.

Rehabilitating Cancer Patients: An Untold Story

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

If we can effectively reduce stress in cancer patients, can't we reasonably expect to improve their prognosis and at the same time it facilitate their rehabilitation?

The Truth About Breast Cancer

Fran Visco | Posted 12.11.2011 | Women
Fran Visco

Let me tell you the truth about breast cancer: Every 14 minutes, someone dies from this disease in this country alone.

Battling Breast Cancer: 36 Books That Create Hope

Posted 12.10.2011 | Women

We think of books as sources of entertainment, or vehicles for information – but they can also be vital supports in dark moments. For Breast Cancer...

What Does It Mean To Be A Survivor?

Red Room | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Red Room

I still remember, like a too-vivid bad dream, exactly how I felt when I first heard the words breast cancer in relation to me and my breast.

9 Inspiring Faces Of Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 12.07.2011 | Healthy Living

Last year, more than 200,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer were estimated to be diagnosed. 1 in 8 women is expected to receive a diagnosis durin...

Which Pink Breast Cancer Buys Actually Give Back?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Impact

You stuck your t-shirt with a pink ribbon and proudly tote your girly water bottle to the gym. Now that we're in the throes of Breast Cancer Awareness...

Fight Breast Cancer: We Must Win

Brian Buck | Posted 12.06.2011 | Impact
Brian Buck

It broke my heart when I heard the news. Only six years old, Olivia faced the rest of her life struggling to hold onto the memory of her mother. I didn't know her mother. Only that she was 31 years old.

5 Common Mistakes Women Make During A Breast Self Exam

Blisstree | Posted 12.06.2011 | Fifty

If you’ve been to a doctor lately, it’s likely that you’ve had a breast exam done. The squeeze-and-feel has become standard practice for most ev...

Think 'Poverty,' Not 'Pink' to Make a Difference in Breast Cancer This October

Brian Reid | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Brian Reid

It's not time to walk away from Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Instead, we need a reboot. Let's chuck "awareness" in favor of another element of the disease. Here's my radical idea: Let's make pink about poverty.

Survivor Diaries: Two Women Share Their Stories

Posted 12.06.2011 | Women

Our friends at RealBeauty.com know that it takes a strong woman to battle breast cancer. Beginning today, Thursday, October 6, 22 strong, dedicated br...

10 Fabulous BCA Finds

Posted 12.04.2011 | Black Voices

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrating 25 years of engagement, education and empowerment. Amazing! Each October the nation rallies a...

Jennifer Aniston Tours Alexandria Breast Cancer Center

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 12.03.2011 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Lending her support to Breast Cancer Awareness month, actress Jennifer Aniston listened to breast cancer survivors share storie...

Pink Ribbon Events In Denver

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 12.03.2011 | Denver

If you weren’t able to make Denver’s Race for the Cure this past weekend, don’t fret: There are plenty more events benefiting breast cancer awar...

8 New Inspiring Developments in the Fight Against Breast Cancer (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.03.2011 | Healthy Living

In the fight against any disease, there's always plenty of bad news to go around. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this year, however, we hav...

Breast Cancer: How Far Have We Come?

Health.com | Aviva Patz | Posted 12.01.2011 | Healthy Living

An easy at-home test? Drugs that slash your risk? These aren’t science fiction -- they’re real advances that are revolutionizing the way we fi...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Still A Hard Fight For African-American Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Black Voices

Christmas 2010 couldn't have been more joyful for Paris Jackson and her sister, Buffy Wilson: Jackson had just moved into a new home; their mother, Ca...