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Pinktober! Queue Another Stupid Facebook Meme

There’s a chill in the air. That used to mean leaves turning yellow and crimson, but now it means everything in sight turning pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October means a new Facebook meme that allegedly raises “awareness” of … Continue reading

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Dying mom makes breast cancer video, begs the FDA to have a heart

Darlene Gant is dying of breast cancer. She’s been writing a decade’s worth of cards — birthday, graduation, wedding — for her 11-year-old son. Plus one extra envelope, sealed. That card is to be opened upon her death, which she believes … Continue reading

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Komen, Go Back to Your Roots

It seems the Komen Foundation folks were unprepared for the blowback — known in some circles as “Komen-tastrophe” — after their now apparently rescinded decision to halt funding to Nancy Brinker, founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the … Continue reading

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You Have Breast Cancer? Say What??

Brilliant.

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Coupla Sick Chicks

Hello world! The inaugural video introducing “Coupla Sick Chicks Sittin’ Around Talkin’.” Friends for 20 years, Julie Levine (stage III breast cancer, dx 2008) and Donna Trussell (stage III ovarian cancer, dx 2001) will meet every week to discuss survival, family … Continue reading

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The SCAR Project

The photos say it all — the vulnerability, the loss, the fear, the courage, the bizarre but unmistakable pride that comes from cancer. The SCAR Project is the brainchild of David Jay, a New York fashion photographer now living in Australia. … Continue reading

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Pulling the Plug on Positive Thinking

Happiness for sale! And worth every penny because of the good health and prosperity that will surely come, especially when your happiness is achieved through positive thinking. Ugh . . . no, says cancer survivor Barbara Ehrenreich, author of “Nickel … Continue reading

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