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The Problem With Criticizing A Woman Who Documents Her Cancer Treatment Online

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

For years, Lisa Bonchek Adams has, very publicly, chronicled her breast cancer treatment on the internet. On Wednesday, Guardian reporter Emma Gilb...

The Invisible Epidemic: Lesbians and Cancer

Victoria A. Brownworth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Victoria A. Brownworth

Now the pink has been put away for another year and breast cancer is no longer in the spotlight. Unless you happen to be a breast cancer survivor or be battling the disease yourself, that is -- like me and millions of other women, many of us lesbians.

Book Review: The Hormone Cure by Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

According to Dr. Sara, hormones are not the enemy, they are the solution. Getting your hormones back on track is a major component of lifelong health and wellbeing.

Playing Doctor: Women, Cancer, Marketing and the Internet

Claudia Pitts, Ph.D. | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Claudia Pitts, Ph.D.

Cancer treatment for women has become another example of a "product" that can be "marketed" to women based not on a presentation of scientific data, but on "softer" points such as "concierge service" and even hospital landscaping.

Maximize Every Possibility

Marin Alsop | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty
Marin Alsop

There are some moments in life that I can replay in slow motion: the moment my mother told me she had breast cancer is one of those moments.

5 Signs of Gynecological Cancer Women Ignore

Posted 09.24.2012 | Women

By: Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor Published: 09/22/2012 09:27 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Most women don't know the signs of gy...

Can Rehabilitation Prevent Cancer?

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 12.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

Complementary and alternative treatments all have the potential to significantly reduce stress levels, and some can relieve pain and certain side effects of cancer treatment such as nausea.

Women Smokers Just Starting To Suffer

New York Times | DENISE GRADY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Women started smoking in what I call the Virginia Slims era, when they started sponsoring sporting events," said Dr. Barry J. Make, a lung specialist...