Tumor Viruses Are Stalking You: It's Time To Stalk Them Back

Ever wonder what makes tumor viruses different from other viruses? All viruses act like hijackers, entering the cell by surreptitious means, taking over the cell like pirates, and turning the entire operation into a factory dedicated to making more viruses. The new...

If We Don't Do Something, The Virus Will Have The Last Word

The New York Times is ablaze today over an article about pink washing – crass marketing in the name of breast cancer. “The pink campaign is such a classic way of dealing with women’s issues. Make it feel good, feel happy, put a pretty bow on it, and...

Mammogram Screaming: Less Is More? Not Really.

Dedicated to Paula Mariniello Here’s the problem:  Mammogram screening is the ONLY SCREENING METHOD WE HAVE for the MOST COMMON MALIGNANCY WE HAVE.  Breast cancer is the #1 killer of women under the age of 60 and becomes alarmingly menacing every year after...

The Imminent And Ever Present Peril: Who Gets Breast Cancer?

Dedicated to Charlene Circele Here’s the problem:  We have no way of knowing who will get breast cancer. Why?  Because breast cancer is a very tricky disease, to put it mildly. Well, then, if we don’t know who will get breast cancer can we say with any...