Thought Provoking Questions Raised in Breast Cancer Debate

Panel Discussion on March 5, 2013

The NGender Seminar Series at the University of Sussex (U.K.) teamed up with Breast Cancer Consortium members Dr. Ana Porroche-Escudero (University of Sussex) and Dr. Grazia de Michele to co-host a special session on Breast Cancer Awareness to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event involved the screening . . . → Read More: Thought Provoking Questions Raised in Breast Cancer Debate

Should Breast Cancer in Young Women Be Treated Differently?

“Should Breast Cancer in Young Women Be Treated Differently?” By BCC member Jody Schoger, Cure

Even after Ghecemy Lopez, 32, discovered a lump in her right breast and had a mammogram, she still couldn’t imagine she had cancer. She thought breast cancer struck older women, not someone her age. She got the same impression from . . . → Read More: Should Breast Cancer in Young Women Be Treated Differently?

“Pink Ribbons, Inc.” Screening and Panel Discussion for International Women’s Day on March 5th, 2013

Breast cancer campaigns are all around us. Everything from marathons to bake sales are regularly organized to raise money for breast cancer. More and more companies have ‘pink ribbon products’ – teddy bears, perfume, and bras to name very few – with sales that allegedly result in donations to breast cancer programs and charities.

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Film Review -- Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Photography courtesy of Mark Chilvers, with thanks to UNISON for its use.

Pink Ribbons, Inc. — both the book by Samantha King and the 98-minute documentary of the same name by Léa Pool – helped to open many people’s eyes to breast cancer as the “poster child” for cause related marketing, “girlie” culture, . . . → Read More: Film Review — Pink Ribbons, Inc.