Monthly Archives: October 2011

Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button for Breast Cancer?

I recently bought some new sweaters because, believe it or not, it really does get cool here in California in the winter! As I was removing them from their packaging, I noticed that they both had a little envelope attached … Continue reading

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Young Survivors: You Have A Friend

The American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2011-2012 estimates that in 2011, 288,130 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Of this, an estimated 13,110 will be under the age of 40. Young women with breast cancer face many … Continue reading

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In Spite — or Because — Of Pink?

No doubt you’re aware — since this is the month of awareness, after all — that all kinds of arguments exist against capital-P Pink and its annual bedfellow, October. The arguments swirl, especially with assistance from today’s social media. Earlier this month, Twitter’s trends and … Continue reading

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The Saga of the Breast Cancer Genes: Real or Science Fiction?

This is one of those things that make you go, “Hmmm…” Last January, I was reading Utne Reader magazine when I came across the article, “Humanoid Rights.” It was about how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was studying science fiction … Continue reading

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You Say Tomato… and Lycopene and Breast Cancer Prevention

I’m always on the lookout for ways to eat the things I love in a healthy way. This month, our good friend Nina Pucillo from one of my favorite blogs, Nina Cucina, has once again sent us a great healthy … Continue reading

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