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Women Breast Cancer

Don't Reduce My Breast Cancer Struggle to "Save the Tatas"

Rebecca Smith Masterson | Posted 10.09.2015 | Women
Rebecca Smith Masterson

Reader, are you still with me here? This is not pink and pretty. This is a real person. This is about 300,000 real people this year. When I see SAVE THE TATAS, my stomach hurts. When breast cancer is reduced to "boobies" and "hooters" and sexualized Facebook games, I want to shout STOP IT. Just please stop it.

Brave and Crazy: Preventive Mastectomy and Insurance

Erin Havel | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Havel

I don't know what choice I would personally make if I had this genetic predisposition. I can see both decisions as valid. I do however, have some questions about if I, as a non-celebrity, would have the same options Angelina Jolie and Melissa Etheridge had.

Beyond the Breasts and Straight to the Heart

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

Women are made up of more than just breasts, a uterus, and a pair of ovaries. There is more to women's health than the care and cure of these three vital but non-comprehensive organs. We need to look beyond, to the forgotten whole woman, who is more than a sum of her parts.