Writing About Breast Cancer: From Books to Blogs

Published on the Wellesley Centers for Women blog, Women = Books and reprinted with permission.

It’s easy to forget that women’s writing about breast cancer is of relatively recent vintage. But until the 1970s, the disease was the exclusive province of medical men—and their textbooks.

The first women to portray the patient’s perspective, to write . . . → Read More: Writing About Breast Cancer: From Books to Blogs