How Pinkwashing Ruins Breast Cancer Awareness Month

How Pinkwashing Ruins Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Now that October is here, many women especially breast cancer survivors know that the month will be awash in pink with Breast Cancer Awareness Month on the mind of every vendor. Pink products are sure to be found in every store you walk into. The problem with...
Biotech Companies Target Personalized Cancer Vaccines

Biotech Companies Target Personalized Cancer Vaccines

Cancer research has come a long way from the typical medication-based, surgical, chemotherapy, or radiation type of treatments. Today immunotherapies are making a significant headway in battling breast cancer among other types of oncological diseases. Cancer vaccines...

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...