In some way, breast cancer affects everyone. Many of us have mothers, grandmothers, friends, or relatives who have suffered from the disease. Some of us have battled it ourselves. And all of us should be aware of the risk factors and the health and prevention information that's out there.
And that's why Breast Cancer Awareness Month is so important. This October, we'll be bringing you a series of articles to help you learn more about the disease and how it affects young women. Look for health information, heartfelt stories, and important resources on what you can do to help others and educate yourself.
We're kicking off the series by republishing a powerful interview with David Jay about The SCAR project. Check it out, then check back in all month for more.
Pink ribbons can only go so far—it’s time for some real action against breast cancer. We sat down with breast cancer survivors, experts, and activists and got their advice on what we can really do to make a difference.
Faced with the BRCA2 gene mutation, Sara had an 84% chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer. Read on for the inspiring story of a woman faced with the choice no one wants to make.
Katie’s mom fought breast cancer and won–twice. But that’s not the only thing that makes her so amazing. With the same strength that helped her fight those cancer cells, she helped Katie battle her own disease: addiction.
At age 23, Lindsay Avner became the youngest woman in the U.S. to undergo a preventative mastectomy. She then founded Bright Pink, a nonprofit that promotes breast cancer education, early detection, and prevention in young women. Read on for our inspiring interview.
Breast cancer affects everyone, and this month, we're sharing some of those stories. Read on for this true story from a cancer survivor's daughter about strength, happiness, and making the best out of the worst of circumstances.
The SCAR Project is a shockingly raw, yet strikingly beautiful, photo series that shows a side of breast cancer we’re not used to seeing: the reality. In a heartfelt interview, the man behind the camera explains what we can learn from the women in his project.
Want more? Check out our 2011 Breast Cancer Awareness Series
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