Think Dirty Blog — prevention

The Elephant in the Pink Room

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Did you know that every 69 seconds, someone is diagnosed with breast cancer. Out of those 200,000 people diagnosed with breast cancer, 6–10% are diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, the terminal diagnosis of the cancer spreading beyond the breasts, and a further 30% of those initial 200,000 will later progress to the metastatic stage. Out of the 40,000 people who die from breast cancer every...

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#WorldCancerDay is Everyday

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Today marks #WorldCancerDay a global event that takes place every year on February 4th. Founded by the Union for International Cancer Control by the Paris Charter at the World Summit Against Cancer for the New Milleniumin Paris on February 4th, 2000. The initiative for this significant day is to unite the world’s population in the fight against cancer, raise...

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Prevention > Cure 

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It’s Pink October, or Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a lot of people are posting on Facebook, tweeting, and donating their time for pink. But I’ve also been noticing a lot of resistance from supporting the pink movement, and I was surprised to see that most of the frustration comes from breast cancer patients/survivors themselves.

I’ve never really paid much attention to the movement. But...

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