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 […]