Posts tagged "breast cancer"

Ken Jeong Says Mr. Chow Was Inspired By His Wife’s Battle With Breast Cancer

“There’s a little bit of Joe Pesci in ‘Goodfellas,’ a little bit of Heath Ledger’s Joker in ‘The Dark Knight,’ and everything else is just kind of in my head.

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 28, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Indiana Removes Breast Cancer BS From Abortion Bill

Thank God, an Indiana state Senate committee has removed a provision from an anti-abortion bill that required women seeking abortions be told that terminating a pregnancy increased their risk…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore And Alicia Keys To Direct Lifetime Short Movies

So, apparently, Jennifer Aniston didn’t love our idea for her to direct an all female version of “The Three Amigos” starring herself, Courteney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow. Looks like she…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 30, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Facebook Won’t Let Breast Cancer Survivor Post Pics Of Her Boobs

A British breast cancer survivor has had her Facebook page blocked after she posted photos of her reconstructed breasts after surgery. Melissa Tullett of Kent, 40, had a double mastectomy…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Women Listing Fruits On Facebook For Another Stupid Breast Cancer Awareness Meme

Whoever dreams up “breast cancer awareness” memes for Facebook is just messing with us now. Women are listing fruits like strawberry, banana, apple or grape, in their “status update” to…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Quit Smoking Now, Ladies!

Women who are smokers or former smokers, as well as those exposed to decades of secondhand smoke, are more at risk for breast cancer after menopause, according to a…

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2011 - 7:20 pm

Christina Applegate’s Birth Experience Was Profound

“This part of my body [her chest] is very private to me … that’s a real private place. A place that I don’t have a good relationship with, let’s say.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 22, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Happy Pinktober, I Mean, October!

Pinktober — I mean, October — has been taken over as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worthy cause that’s opportunistically hijacked to promote everything for 31 days straight.

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Behold, Facebook’s Latest Stupid Meme For “Breast Cancer Awareness”

I like it on the kitchen table.

I like it on the couch.

I like it on our bed.

Seen any Facebook status updates like this yesterday?

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Boob Lube Makes Breast Exams More Fun

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and by now you should know the importance of self-exams and early detection. You may not know that there’s a real product on…

Wendy Atterberry | October 6, 2010 - 11:45 am

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Pledge For Healthy Living

Last week, we asked you to pledge to lead a healthier life and help those in need, in exchange for a plush Nautica “Sleep In For The Cure” bathrobe. And…

Annika Harris | September 10, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Win This! Nautica “Sleep In For The Cure” Bath Robe

Nautica is sponsoring the Susan G. Komen “Sleep In For The Cure” initiative to raise funds for breast cancer research. You see, not everyone is able to lace up their…

Annika Harris | September 3, 2010 - 8:15 pm

What Do These Images Have To Do With Breast Cancer?

The Breast Cancer Foundation’s latest campaign encourages women to prioritize regular breast checks over fretting about less important worries like pimples, weight gain, and frizzy hair. Check out the beautiful…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 26, 2010 - 5:10 pm

The Myth That Abortion Causes Breast Cancer Is Circling Yet Again

Some rumors just don’t go away: Richard Gere shoved gerbils up his butt. The Clintons had their enemies whacked. Abortion causes breast cancer.

A recent study of 300 women…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2010 - 8:15 pm

I Removed My Breasts

For the last five months, I’ve been walking around with one-and-a-half breasts. The reason: My breast reconstruction, a two-part surgical process that began with expanders and will end with the…

Lemondrop | June 8, 2010 - 6:20 pm

It’s A Floating Beer Pong Table For … Breast Cancer?

Here’s some, uh, unique charity: $2 from every $39 Pink Edition Portopong inflatable beer pong table will go to the Keep A Breast Foundation for education about breast cancer prevention.

Jessica Wakeman | May 5, 2010 - 11:20 am

Today’s Lady News: Woman Claims She Was Fired After Testing Positive For Breast Cancer Gene

Pamela Fink of Connecticut filed a complaint with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, claiming she was fired from her job after she tested positive for BRCA2, the breast cancer gene. Fink…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2010 - 8:30 pm

My First Time: The Revlon Walk For Women’s Cancers

As a busy New Yorker whose normal weeknight get-home time is 9 p.m. if not later, I’m pretty selfish about my Saturdays. There are no plans to be made before…

Joanne Hinkel | April 30, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Report Says WellPoint Insurance Targeted Breast Cancer Patients

An exclusive investigation by Reuters alleges that health insurance company WellPoint used a computer algorithm to find breast cancer patients and drop their health benefits. This software tipped federal…

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Take Off Your Clothes (And Cover Up With Paint) For Breast Cancer

A body paint competition called Body Canvas took place recently in Australia, with proceeds from the event going to the country’s National Breast Cancer Foundation. While some of the human…

Catherine Strawn | April 6, 2010 - 6:20 pm