Book Review -- From Pink to Green: Disease Prevention and the Environmental Breast Cancer Movement

From Pink to Green by Barbara Ley explores breast cancer within the larger context of women’s health at the nexus of environmental and health social movements in the United States.

Chronicling the environmental breast cancer movement from its beginnings, Ley explains how different advocacy organizations (from Breast Cancer Action and the Breast Cancer Fund . . . → Read More: Book Review — From Pink to Green: Disease Prevention and the Environmental Breast Cancer Movement

Research Brief --

Professors Lori Baralt of California State University, Long Beach and Tracy A. Weitz of University of California, San Francisco published a commentary in Women’s Health Issues (PDF) [2012; 22-6:e509-e512] about the Komen-Planned Parenthood Controversy and the long history of politicization that preceded the incident. They argue that the scandal was largely presented in mass media . . . → Read More: Research Brief — “The Komen–Planned Parenthood Controversy: Bringing the Politics of Breast Cancer Advocacy to the Forefront”