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Category Archives: "Breast Cancer"

Breast Cancer + Great Cancer Organizations

Breast Cancer Survivor, Terri Wingham, Finds Healing Through Volunteering Around the World-and Wants to Help You Do the Same

We all struggle with our sense of identity once the cancer is over. We know we’re not the same as we used to be, no matter how much other people may want us to be. But we may also be at a loss to figure out who we are. I want to tell you about

Breast Cancer + Toxic Talk and Labels

Toxic Alert: BPA and Methylparaben May Interfere with Breast Cancer Treatment

California researchers have discovered that two chemicals found in products most people use every day may interfere with the effectiveness of the drug Tamoxifen. Many women take Tamoxifen to treat breast cancer, so I wanted to alert all my readers: If you’re on Tamoxifen, you need to be even more alert to these two chemicals.

Breast Cancer + Toxic Talk and Labels

More Chemicals Than I Thought in Komen's New Perfume, "Promise Me"

I was recently contacted by a representative from Breast Cancer Action, a grassroots education and advocacy organization located in San Francisco that serves as a watchdog agency for the breast cancer movement. BCAction launched “Think Before You Pink” in 2002 to call for more accountability by companies that take part in breast cancer fundraising. Their

Breast Cancer + Toxic Talk and Labels

Toxic Alert: Pesticides Triple Breast Cancer Risk?

You know pesticides are in our food supply, and you know they’re not good for our health. But even I was surprised when I heard about this Canadian study. Results showed that pesticides seriously increase your risk of breast cancer. Study Details Granted, most of us aren’t exposed to the levels of pesticides that these