BCC Members in the News

“Pinkwashing: how breast cancer awareness month became a shopping bonanza.” Vox, Oct. 17, 2018.

“How sexism in medicine is hurting breast cancer survivors.” Cosmopolitan, Sep. 6, 2018.

“Many breast cancer patients receive more radiation therapy than needed.”  NPR.org, Oct. 21, 2017.

“El càncer de mama: despintar de rosa una malaltia que mata.” el diari de la sanitat, Oct. 19, 2017.

“How to make the biggest impact with your breast cancer donations. Money, Oct. 24, 2017.

“I’m not the perfect cancer survivor. But I’ve learned to live with that.” Narratively, Feb. 16, 2017.

“Seeing clearly through the pink haze.” Toronto Sun, Oct. 23, 2016.

“Powerful advocate for breast cancer survivors dies.” USA Today, May 21, 2016.

“Cancro al seno, aziende impegnate nella lotta al tumore ma con prodotti dannosi: da Usa il movimento contro pinkwashing,” Il Fatto Quotidiano (Italian), May 24, 2016.

“Breast cancer-detecting bra won’t go away–and the news coverage is still sub-par,” Health News Review, Mar. 24, 2016.

“If You Really Want to Help Cancer Research, Don’t Give Money to the NFL,” Broadly, Jan. 29, 2016.

“*Sad face*: Being happy does not help you live longer,” New Scientist, Dec. 10, 2015.

“Bizitza estiloen paradigmagatik, burura datorkizu zure errua dela,” berria, Oct. 27, 2015. [In Basque, click here for summary in English].

“Nahastu egiten da prebentzioa gaitza garaiz atzematearekin,” berria, Oct. 27, 2015. [In Basque, click here for summary in English].

“How should we address breast cancer when norms continually change?” The Guardian, Oct. 20, 2015.

“Your Fun ‘No Bra Day’ Photos Are Overshadowing Terminal Breast Cancer Patients,” Broadly, Oct. 13, 2015.

“Backlash against ‘pinkwashing’ of breast cancer awareness campaigns,” BMJ, Oct. 12, 2015.

Gayle Sulik, “Breast Cancer to Rise 50 Percent by 2030? Hey, Not So Fast!” Health News Review, May 4, 2015.

Jody Schoger, “15 Influential ePatients and Patient Advocates to Follow.” Health IT, Nov. 3, 2014.

“Breast Cancer: The Flaws in the Cause.” iafrica.com, Oct. 31, 2014.

“Living with stage 4.” Hutch News, Oct. 24, 2014.

“How to Make the Biggest Impact With Your Breast Cancer Donations.” Money, Oct. 24, 2014.

“The Very Pink, Very Controversial Business of Breast Cancer Awareness.” Racked, Oct. 22, 2014.

“NFL, Pink Ribbons Not Enough to Win over Women.” CNN, Oct. 16, 2014.

“The problem with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” Women’s Health Magazine, Oct. 15, 2014.

“3 Questions We Need to Answer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” Chronicle of Philanthropy, Oct. 13, 2014.

“Pink Ribbon Envy: Living with an Uncool Cancer.” The Nib, Oct. 1, 2014.

“Buying Pink.” Al Jazeera’s The Stream, Re-run Oct. 10, 2014.

“The difference Between Cancersploitation and Art—According to a Cancer Survivor.” Time, Jun. 9, 2014.

“A Year After Bombings, Some Say ‘Boston Strong’ Has Gone Overboard.” NPR, All Things Considered, Apr. 10, 2014.

“Le ruban rose lave plus blanc [Pinkwashing].” Causette (#44), Mar. 27, 2014. (In French)

Op-Ed, “Time to debunk the mammography myth.” CNN, Mar. 18, 2014

“Canadian Mammogram Study.” KCRW, Feb. 12, 2014.

“The Politics of Pink.” Rethink Pink Summit, Feb. 1, 2014.

“Grief and Death in the Time of Social Media.” Al Jazeera’s The Stream, Jan. 22, 2014.

“Breast Cancer: Awareness, Activism & Pinkwashing.” NPR Charlotte, Oct. 24, 2013.

“Buying Pink.” Al Jazeera’s The Stream, Oct. 11- Oct. 12, 2013.

“‘Think Before You Pink’ raises awareness about breast cancer–and about giving to the cause.” WBEZ, Oct. 9, 2013.

“The pink backlash: Why some breast cancer advocates are seeing red.” Orlando Sentinel, Oct. 4, 2013.

“How Social Media Is Changing The Way We Approach Death.” The Atlantic, Aug. 20, 2013.

Gayle Sulik, “Preventative Mastectomies: Disease and Deception” on Stephenie Robinson’s Blog Talk Radio, Tavis Smiley Network, July 25, 2013.

Op-Ed, “Why Jolie’s test costs so much.” CNN, May 28, 2013.

“Photographer chronicles wife’s breast cancer battle.” ABC News, May 23, 2013.

“The Story Behind the Pink Ribbon Campaign,” Sisters Talk Radio, May 3, 2013.

“Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer,” The New York Times Magazine, April 25, 2013.

“Husband documents wife’s battle with breast cancer in stunning photo series.” Fox News, Apr. 8, 2013.

“Twitter Community #BCSM Expands Online to Broaden Patient Engagement.” Forbes Online, Apr. 2013.

“The Battle We Didn’t Choose,” Empower Radio, April 6, 2013.

“Profile on Jody Schoger.” The Practical Caregiver Blog, Apr. 4, 2013.

“A New York love story.” Metro, Apr. 2, 2013.

“Twitter Community #BCSM Expands Online To Broaden Patient Engagement.” Forbes, Apr. 2, 2013.

“Breast Cancer Photo Essay: Man Documents His Wife’s Brave Battle With The Disease.” Huffington Post, Mar. 30, 2013.

“Man Documents His Wife’s Battle With Breast Cancer.”Huffington Post Live, Mar. 29, 2013.

“Steam Valve: Self Expression and Empowered Survivors.” The Stupid Cancer Show, Mar. 20, 2013.

“Angelina Jolie and the “Breast Cancer Gene.” KCRW, Mar. 16, 2013.

“Angelina Jolie ha fatto scelta legittima, ma il vero nodo rimane la ricerca sulle cure.” [Angelina Jolie has made legitimate choice, but the real issue remains the research into cures.] il Fatto Quotidiano.it (Italy), Mar. 16, 2013.

“Untying Pink Ribbons,” Women’s International Summit for Health,” Mar. 8, 2013.

“Chronicles of a Farewell,” Zeit Online, February 5, 2013.

“Researchers find evidence of ‘chemo brain,’” MSNBC Nightly News, Nov. 27, 2012.

“Making cancer about the patient, not the body part,” CBS NewsRadio Pittsburgh, Oct. 31, 2012.

“Bringing on the pink,” Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 31, 2012.

“We really need to talk about breast cancer,” iVillage UK, Oct. 30, 2012.

“Sexy breast cancer campaigns anger many patients,” USA Today, Oct. 30, 2012.

“Breast cancer survivor group is a social movement,” USA Today, Oct. 23, 2012.

“The perils of pink,” The Daily, Oct. 20, 2012.

“Komen pink campaign creates breast-cancer blues for some, Dallas Morning News, Oct. 17, 2012.

“A yellow flag from for the NFL’s pink,” New York Daily, Oct. 14, 2012.

“5 surprising tips from breast cancer experts,” Sharecare.com, Oct. 9, 2012.

“SharecareNow names top 10 online influencers in breast cancer,” Oct. 8, 2012.

“Big picture: Reactions,” by Angelo Merendino,” The Guardian, Aug. 31, 2012.

“Interview with Angelo Merendino,” Around Noon NPR-Cleveland, Jul. 9, 2012.

“Interview – The battle we didn’t choose,” Fox 8 Cleveland, Jun. 12, 2012.

“Mourning becomes electric: Tech changes the way we grieve,” USA Today, May 30, 2012.

“The problem of breast cancer and the search for a cure,” America’s Radio News, hosts, Lori Lundin and Tim Burg, May 1, 2012.

“Pink ribbon scams,” Ageless Media Network, Apr.  11, 2012.

“The corporatization of breast cancer and its detrimental effect on womyn’s health,” The Third Wave: Feminist Community Radio, host, Julie Lalonde, (CHUO 89.1 FM), Feb. 14, 2012.

“The business of raising money for breast cancer research,” The World Today Weekend with Marcella Bernardo, CKNW 980 AM, Vancouver, BC, host, Marcella Bernardo, Feb. 5, 2012.

“Susan G. Komen for the Cure defunds Planned Parenthood,” “In Deep” with Angie Coiro, Live From the Left Coast Productions, host, Angie Coiro, Feb. 4, 2012.

“Pink ribbons and politics,” The Kojo Nnamdi Show, NPR Affiliate WAMU 88.5, Feb. 2, 2012.

“The shortcomings of breast cancer awareness marketing,” Ageless Media Network, Jan. 21, 2012.

“Cancer: ‘The battle we didn’t choose,'” CNN, Jan. 18, 2012.

“Lifestyle choices and cancer,” Sky News, Dec. 7, 2011.

“Commenting on report by Cancer Research UK,”  Sky News, Dec. 7, 2011.

“Husband’s love of ailing wife on display in photos,” WKYC NBC Cleveland, Nov. 27, 2011.

“Husband uses photos, blog to tell story of wife’s struggle with cancer,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, Nov. 14, 2011.

“Summit county man documents his wife’s battle with cancer through photography,” WEWS ABC Cleveland, Nov. 23, 2011.

“Amid breast cancer month, is there pink fatigue?” All Things Considered, National Public Radio, host, Rebecca Roberts, Oct. 16, 2011. Transcript »

“Breast cancer awareness month and ‘Pink Ribbon Blues,'” America’s Radio News Network, Afternoon Edition, host, Timothy Burg. Oct. 13, 2011.

“‘Pink Ribbon Blues’ with Gayle Sulik,” America’s Radio News Network, Mid-Day Edition with Lori Lundin and Chris Salcedo, Oct. 7, 2011.

“‘Pink ribbon culture’ and breast cancer,” The Kojo Nnamdi Show, NPR Affiliate WAMU (88.5), Jul. 5, 2011. Transcript »

“In the pink? Examining breast cancer awareness campaigns,” Second Opinion Live on Reach MD with Doctors Michael Greenberg, MD and Matthew Birnholz MD, XM Radio. Apr. 18, 2011.

“Is cancer a gift?” Sky News, Jan.9, 2010.

“It’s breast cancer awareness month…. but the pink ribbon glosses over unpalatable truths,” Liverpool Confidential, Oct. 11, 2010.

“Breast cancer research awareness,” The Dr. Laura Berman Show on Oprah Radio, October 20, 2010 (audio clip posted Oct. 21).

An interview with Dr. Gayle Sulik,” NPR Connecticut Public Radio. Oct. 21, 2010.

“An interview with Sarah Horton,” Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, Oct. 22, 2010.

“Pink ribbons: Are they really improving women’s health?” Back Again with Keith & Jocelyn, WYBCX, Hosts, Keith Kountz and Jocelyn Maminta, Nov. 3, 2010.

“Cause marketing,” The Stupid Cancer Show, a production of the I’m Too Young For This Cancer Foundation, hosts, Matthew Zachary and Lisa Bernhard, Nov. 15, 2010.

“Breast cancer awareness and cancer fundraising,” Gesundheit! with Jacobus Radio Show, AM 1450, Nov. 27, 2010.

“Anger has an important place in breast cancer,” The Big Issue, Dec. 2010.

“The cultural messages behind breast cancer,” Reality Check with Amanda Marcotte, December 20, 2010. [Picked up by Liquida (Dec. 20, 2010)].

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