She The People: cancer


Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Who feels better after Breast Cancer Awareness month?

Is painting the town pink the best way to raise money and awareness for breast cancer, or to support those who suffer from it?

By Natalie Jennings  |  11:38 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breast cancer; posttv

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Pinktober! Queue another stupid Facebook meme

October means a new Facebook meme that allegedly raises “awareness” of breast cancer.

By Donna Trussell  |  04:19 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month, facebook, meme, october, pink nausea, pinktober

Posted at 09:10 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Former CEO Kathleen Mason: I was fired for having breast cancer

Mason says she was fired over the phone, after running the company for 12 years, just three months after sharing her diagnosis with the board.

By Donna Trussell  |  09:10 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  breast cancer, eeoc, discrimination, tuesday morning, kathleen mason, disability

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 05/11/2012

The healing path of sewing and domesticity

Now I understand my mother. Some things can't be fixed.

By Donna Trussell  |  01:56 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mother's day, housewife, cancer, cooking, sewing, gardening, mother, daughter

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 04/21/2012

Dying mom makes breast cancer video, begs the FDA to have a heart

Rates of personal bankruptcy are two to six times higher for cancer patients and survivors.

By Donna Trussell  |  02:58 PM ET, 04/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  breast cancer, darlene gant, mom, video, fda, pertuzumab, chemotherapy

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Debbie Wasserman Schultz jokes about her fake breasts at glam Washington dinner

At the end of a joke-filled speech, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz made light of her long, no-longer private, battle with breast cancer at Saturday’s annual Gridiron Dinner.

By Annie Groer  |  05:33 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Debbie Wasserman Schultz, breast cancer, health, health care

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/05/2012

Komen, go back to your roots

SHE THE PEOPLE | Komen founder Nancy Brinker watched for three years as tumors invaded every part of her beloved sister Susan’s body, and killed her at 36.

By Donna Trussell  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan G. Komen, Nancy Brinker, Planned Parenthood, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Komen and Planned Parenthood

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Komen no longer owns pink

SHE THE PEOPLE | Komen no longer owns that color. And neither, though I myself am a breast-cancer survivor, does the breast cancer cause.

By Sandra Fish  |  01:04 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan G. Komen Foundation, Pink Ribbons, Inc., Think Before You Pink, Breast Cancer Action, breast cancer, Planned Parenthood, mammograms, heart disease

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Komen’s Nancy Brinker: ‘We will never bow to pressure.’

By Melinda Henneberger  |  03:24 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan G. Komen, Planned Parenthood, Nancy Brinker, breast cancer, Cecile Richards

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Komen’s Planned Parenthood decision all about politics

COLUMN | Komen founder Nancy Brinker has strong Republican ties, and Cecile Richards, who leads Planned Parenthood, has strong Democratic Party ties.

By Lori Stahl  |  12:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Komen cuts funding to Planned Parenthood, Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, abortion, contraception, mammograms, breast screenings, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Nancy Brinker, breast cancer, breast cancer research, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Ann Richards