Posts tagged "breast cancer"

Planned Parenthood Launches Breast Health Initiative

Did you know that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime?

This astonishingly high statistic is one of the many things I…

Daley Quinn | August 21, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Google Science Fair Winner Brittany Wenger Made A Neural Network That Can Diagnose Breast Cancer

Looking back on high school, I’m often surprised that I graduated with even a modicum of science literacy — let’s just say that my projects usually seemed a bit rushed,…

The Mary Sue | July 25, 2012 - 1:10 pm

“Queen Of Clown Porn,” Hollie Stevens, Dies Of Breast Cancer At Age 30

I thought a post about the passing of an adult film actress who was known as the “Queen Of Clown Porn” could be interesting. But the illness and death of Hollie…

Jessica Wakeman | July 10, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Breast Cancer Survivor Fights To Swim Topless In Public Pool

When Jodi Jaecks, a breast cancer survivor who underwent a double mastectomy, decided she would try swimming in order to achieve the level of physical fitness she had before she…

The Mary Sue | June 23, 2012 - 2:30 pm

Doctors Could Tell Women That Abortion Causes Breast Cancer Under New Hampshire Bill

Another day, another new height reached in WTF-ery: New Hampshire’s state House has advanced a bill that would require doctors to give women “informational materials” before an abortion that “that…

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Karen Handel Resigns From Susan G. Komen For The Cure

Karen Handel has resigned from her position as senior vice president of public policy at Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  Handel’s resignation letter, after the jump: …

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2012 - 11:00 am

Susan G. Komen Gun Proves They Can’t Reverse The Stigma They Created

The Susan G. Komen Foundation used to stand for something good, but their techniques of late — and especially their decision to stop funding Planned Parenthood — have made many of us question any of…

The Stir | February 3, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Komen Reverses Decision On Defunding Planned Parenthood

Susan G. Komen for the Cure just released a statement this morning announcing it will reverse its decision to defund Planned Parenthood and continue to fund breast exams for women…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Billionaire Bloomberg Will Donate Up To $250K To Planned Parenthood

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire behind Bloomberg financial services and the mayor of New York City, announced today he would donate up to $250,000 in matching gifts to Planned Parenthood…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Susan G. Komen For The Cure Web Site Was Hacked Last Night

Last night, the website for Susan G. Komen for the Cure was hacked! According to The Atlantic Wire, visitors were redirected to a dummy site with a mocked up page…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2012 - 12:40 pm

How To Support Planned Parenthood In Light Of Susan G. Komen Halting Its Grants

Yesterday, cancer survivors, their loved ones, and loved ones of those who succumbed to the disease, reeled to learn that Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the charity synonymous with…

Jessica Wakeman | February 1, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Susan G. Komen Cancer Charity Halts Grants To Planned Parenthood

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the charity synonymous with breast cancer research, has halted grants to Planned Parenthood — seemingly caving to pressure from anti-abortion activists who have…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Birth Control Will Be Covered By Most Employers, Obama Administration Announces

Most employers will be required to cover the full cost of contraception and other preventative services in their health plans under the Affordable Care Act, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen…

Jessica Wakeman | January 20, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Christian Group Refuses To Sell Bibles For Breast Cancer Charity Over Planned Parenthood Donations

Today in facepalms: a chain of Christian bookstore called LifeWay are pulling copies of the Here’s Hope Breast Cancer Bible from their shelves after it learned that one of the…

Stefanie Blejec | December 16, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Morning Quickies: Is This Wonder Woman Breast Cancer PSA Too Sexual?

Does this breast cancer awareness PSA gratuitously showcase Wonder Woman’s boobs? Yeah, but it seems like a lot of breast cancer awareness PSAs are gratuitously sexual nowadays. [Yahoo Shine]…

Jessica Wakeman | December 16, 2011 - 10:40 am

Giuliana Rancic To Undergo Double Mastectomy

“For me, it was important to get the cancer out. That’s what I wanted to do, just get it out. … At the end, to be honest, all it came down…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2011 - 12:24 pm

Bloggers’ Breast Cancer Diagnoses, Only Days Apart, Illustrates The Importance Of Early Detection

In Tuesday’s Lady News, we told you that former Frisky contributor Susannah Breslin has been diagnosed with breast cancer and linked to her Forbes Woman blog about the experience of getting her…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 2, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Cheerleaders Spanked Over “Save Your Bumps” Breast Cancer Tees

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means every day brings us 16 different stories of pink boobie paraphernalia banned from schools. Gilbert High School in Gilbert, Arizona is the…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Morning Quickies: Giuliana Rancic Has Breast Cancer

Giuliana Rancic, an E! News host, announced this morning she has breast cancer. The 36-year-old discovered a tumor during a mammogram she had done while undergoing a round of…

Jessica Wakeman | October 17, 2011 - 10:20 am

A Sexy Reminder to Touch Your Boobies

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but despite all the pink ribbons and yogurt cups reminding you to regularly check your breasts for lumps, you may still need a little extra…

Julie Gerstein | October 13, 2011 - 12:40 pm