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OUR FEEL GOOD WAR ON BREAST CANCER
The Hazards of Being A Cancer Warrior
Author, Owner, AG Designs
When I participated in a breast cancer walk I was given a bright pink shirt with the word "survivor" in bold on the back. We survivors would all march together as a collective vision of hope and success. I felt awkward being paraded that way, as though I were a shining example of not dying.
The Irresponsibility of the NYT, Peggy Orenstein and Why You Must Mammogram
Tara L. Meltzer
Breast cancer was never a part of the language of my life. It didn't lurk in the corners of my childhood or adolescence. And when stories cropped up in my adult years, they belonged to someone else; friends of friends or the mother, aunt or sister of so-and-so.
Feeling Bad About the Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer
President, National Breast Cancer Coalition
We, advocates, are leading this charge. We are setting the agenda, bringing the scientists and policy makers together, implementing plans of action and moving forward to the end of breast cancer. This is all happening, albeit difficult to see through that tsunami of pink.
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