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October Breast Cancer

Why Some Women With Breast Cancer Feel Like The 'Damper On The Party' During October

Chicago Tribune | Barbara Brotman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Impact

The pink ribbons, pink T-shirts, pink carnations, a pink bra sculpture — there's pink seemingly everywhere, promoting mammograms, raising funds and ...

We Can't Waste Another October: End Pinkwashing and Stop Cancer Before It Starts

Karuna Jaggar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Karuna Jaggar

We are more than halfway through October and pink ribbon products abound. Each year, my outrage grows over companies that put pink ribbons on absolutely anything in the name of breast cancer, and this year here they are again.

Please Put That Pink Can of Soup Down and Put Your Bra Back On

Leisha Davison-Yasol | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Leisha Davison-Yasol

Are you kidding me? How on earth could a day where girls and women are encouraged to post and share photos of their braless breasts and to walk around with their nipples poking through their shirts be "supportive" for women who are living with or who have died from breast cancer?

Beyond BRACA: 7 Keys to Breast Cancer Prevention

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

We need more. We need more options than losing our breasts, ovaries and other organs. Surely the conversation on breast cancer prevention has to be more involved than this?

WATCH: Danica Patrick's Words For Women During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is racing to get the message to women across the country. Patrick and he...

What Greater Gift Than Recognition?

Nancy Davis | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Davis

I believe we can herald 2012 as one of the greatest exposures for stage IV breast cancer of this century. I wasn't suffocated by the "pink haze" this ...

To Fight Breast Cancer, Ribbons Should Mean Carcinogen-Free

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

This year, the Breast Cancer Fund's "Prevention is Power" campaign is designed to take consumers beyond pink ribbons and toward understanding how to reduce toxic chemical exposures that are linked to the disease.