Think Dirty Blog — cancer

Key Facts on Breast Cancer

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Many women know that breast cancer is a serious and widespread issue affecting women of all ages. Even with all the medical and technological advances we have, the incidence rate is still on the rise globally. Cancer modelling predicts further increases in incidence and mortality in the future. Here are some key facts you might not be aware of:

  • Where you live is a factor in your chances of...

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Pinkwashing 101

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Throughout Breast Cancer Prevention Month you may have heard the term pinkwashing. While you may assume that all products that don the pink ribbon actually support legitimate breast cancer organizations, that is not the case. So what is pinkwashing and how can you avoid falling prey to it?

Let’s begin with the history of the pink ribbon. Did you know that the original ribbon was not really pink, it...

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Let’s Talk About Breast Cancer Month

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Welcome to October! We’re back for another little Think Dirty History Lesson. This time, we want to talk about Breast Cancer Month.

As you likely know from the flood of pink ribbon products, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We, however, prefer to call it Breast Cancer Prevention Month, as we believe the focus should be on preventative measures. The concept of Awareness Month has garnered...

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