breast cancer awareness

#AfroPunkBK2016: Woman Goes Topless For Breast Cancer Awareness

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Afropunk is more than a music festival. It is a movement. A movement defined by hard drawn political line: no racism, no sexism, no ableism, no ageism, no homophobia, no transphobia and most simply, no hatefulness. These lines are etched into the DNA of the...

The NFL Is Lining Its Pockets With Think Pink Dollars

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The NFL is currently a huddle of  pink in honor the their Breast Cancer Awareness initiative. Honestly, I’ve always had an issue with the NFL turning pink because they don’t turn blue to raise awareness about prostate cancer, I mean, the NFL is filled with men...

Genetics Testing Could Reveal Your Risks for Breast Cancer

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Scientists have found that genetic mutations could put some women at risk for breast cancer if it runs in their family, ABC News reports. Women with mutations in the genes BRCA1 or BRCA2 are five times more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, the National...

Breast Cancer Buzz: Learn your risk and new tests

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A well-informed patient who knows the facts about breast cancer and keeps up with the latest is one step ahead in the fight against breast cancer. So, check out this quick round up of buzz in the breast cancer world. Determining your risk for breast cancer...

‘American Idol’ Alum Plus-Size Model Reveals Cancer Battle

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Joanne Borgella, “American Idol” alum and Wilhemina model, revealed over the weekend that she is battling cancer.  On Saturday, Borgella posted a video on Facebook informing friends and fans that she was diagnosed a couple of weeks ago. The video was apparently shot while Borgella...

Study: Double Mastectomy May Not Boost Life Expectancy

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It would seem to make sense that if you were diagnosed with breast cancer in one breast that you should have them both removed to prevent spreading or the reemergence of a tumor in the chest area. However, new research is indicating that removing a...