Cancer prevention

13 10, 2015

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS – REVISITED

October 13th, 2015|Categories: Breast Cancer Prevention, Cancer prevention|Tags: , , |

[I published this post one year ago in deference to October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Since nothing has changed, I feel the message is important enough to bear repeating. The unfortunate situation is that all things pink, including ribbons, has come to symbolize a complete lack of interest in achieving a better approach to breast cancer. The Susan Komen foundation is a farce, and the hundreds of millions of dollars her organization has received has done absolutely nothing to improve women's ability to deal with breast cancer.] October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  There is no debate about [...]

23 10, 2014

Making Breast Cancer Awareness More Meaningful

October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Breast Cancer Prevention, Cancer prevention|

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  There is no debate about the fact that women should be aware of breast cancer since it is approaching epidemic proportions. At the turn of the last century, the incidence of breast cancer was about 1 in every 94 women. It is now 1 in every 8 women. The problem with devoting a month to breast cancer awareness, is that it emphasizes the wrong approach to this problem. Would it not make more sense to promote a different concept and proclaim this month as Breast Cancer Prevention Month. Oh wait a minute, I forgot, they do not [...]