Has Breast Cancer Awareness Reduced Breast Cancer Fatalities?

Short answer: not really. Don’t get me wrong. I’m sure the pink ribbons, pink uniforms, bumper stickers, and no-bra days have “raised awareness” about breast cancer. The question is, has it actually done anything to reduce breast cancer deaths? At least according to Laurie Becklund, a journalist who died of breast cancer last year, Breast Cancer Awareness has done little but raise money for breast cancer awareness organizations, the largest of which is the Susan G. Komen Foundation. In her Read more […]

City Scrooges Shut Down Cancer Charity

Christian Critzer’s wife recently underwent successful treatment for breast cancer.  In an effort to do something to help raise money for the Martha Jefferson Hospital Cancer Center Foundation in Charlottesville, VA, Critzer started a charity to give away Christmas trees while asking people to make a donation to the hospital cancer center. That’s when Scrooge, aka city officials of Waynesboro, VA showed up at Critzer’s door and issued him a citation for running a retail operation out of Read more […]