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Op Ed

Cancer? That’s Hot.

I like it on the desk. I like it on the backseat. I like it on the middle of the floor. Guess what? I like it when breast cancer awareness campaigns focus on women instead of sexual innuendo.

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Op Ed

A Man’s take on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer isn’t really a term that men face with horror and derision (lest it affects someone around us). But there’s such a deluge of information on the topic, and it’s not only during October. According to the Center for Disease Control, 1,910 men were diagnosed with Breast Cancer last year.

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Bodies

Pinkwashing

I love pink. There, I said it. I am a sucker for anything pink. I covet the pink KitchenAid stand mixer ““ which is, like most things pink, a “breast cancer awareness” item. Fifty dollars of your $350 purchase goes to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  I just typed “cute” instead of “cure” ““ […]

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Bodies

Boobies! Alternate Title: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s October 5th and you’ve probably already heard — it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. Because Breast Cancer is the second most common cancer among women after skin cancer, it makes sense that it has its own month. Every woman I know started out in this world with breasts, and if you have breasts, breast cancer […]