If the recent past is any indication of Susan G. Komen's future, you must decide if your personal investment and that of your board members and executive team is more important than the success of the foundation.
Advances in the diagnosis of breast cancer through ultrasound, mammography and breast MRI have helped reduce mortality rates by 25 percent, according to the American Cancer Society. But not for the poor.
You have the power to reclaim your body, make your breasts you best friends and don't just think of them once a year when you're lacing your sneakers for a breast cancer walk or when you are going for a bra fitting.
Every 3 minutes -- about the time it takes you to listen to your favorite song -- someone is diagnosed with breast cancer. With 1 in 8 women now expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer, this disease has touched all of us in some way.
All women are at risk for breast cancer. And all women and girls can take steps in their everyday lives to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer -- even the healthiest women with no family or personal history of the disease.
Politicians are incapable of giving the public any bad news, and the insurance and health care industries care about profits. That leaves physicians and scientists to lead us through health care reform.