Think Pink. Talk Pink. Be Pink.

Did you know that 1 in 3 women will have cancer in her lifetime? There is so much to learn and share among survivors, their loved ones, and the professionals who strive every day to make cancer battles easier to win.

Age, race, income, profession -- none of that matters to cancer. Cancer doesn't care. We do.

 

To view specific post types, click a category below.

Sleep and breast cancer

From Slumber Yard: Sleep quality in general has been linked to breast cancer. In fact, studies have shown that poor sleep or not enough sleep is a definite breast cancer risk factor. A 2018 study, discussed in Science Today, showed that women who functioned “better at the beginning of the day than the end of ... Read moreSleep and breast cancer

Jason Priestley gives update on Shannen Doherty’s breast cancer battle

From Yahoo! Entertainment: Jason Priestley says his TV twin sister Shannen Doherty is a “fighter” amid her battle with terminal breast cancer. The actor was asked about his Beverly Hills, 90210 and BH90210 co-star, who revealed earlier this year that her cancer had returned — and progressed to stage 4 terminal cancer. “Last time I heard ... Read moreJason Priestley gives update on Shannen Doherty’s breast cancer battle

Coffee consumption linked to colon cancer recovery, study

From the Daily Coffee News: Coffee consumption may increase the survival chances of people diagnosed with colon cancer while reducing the risk of the disease worsening, according to new research published in the journal JAMA Oncology. Based on an observational study of 1,171 patients treated for metastatic colorectal cancer, those who reported drinking two to ... Read moreCoffee consumption linked to colon cancer recovery, study

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the cancer survivor

From STAT: Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last week at the age of 87, is rightfully being memorialized as a “feminist icon,” a “history-making jurist,” and as “Notorious RBG,” a pop culture legend. One more huzzah should be added to the list: cancer survivor. Ginsburg was first diagnosed with colon cancer ... Read moreRuth Bader Ginsburg, the cancer survivor

Cancer found in dinosaur

From Science: This deformed bone is the first clear example of a malignant tumor diagnosed in a dinosaur. The partial fibula—a bone from the lower leg—belonged to a horned, plant-eating Centrosaurus that lived roughly 76 million years ago in what is now Dinosaur Park in southern Alberta in Canada. Paleontologists initially thought the bone’s strange ... Read moreCancer found in dinosaur

Coffee can prevent cancer

Just another reason to love the magical elixir we know as COFFEE! via GIPHY From Inc. Magazine: While a previous meta-analysis of 127 studies showed coffee reduces cancer risk by 20 percent, it wasn’t entirely clear from those original studies what types of cancer were affected. The American Cancer Society (ACS) has now weighed in ... Read moreCoffee can prevent cancer

She survived a Nazi assassination attempt, cancer, a plane crash, and now, coronavirus

From Fox News: A German Jewish World War II veteran who survived a Nazi assassination attempt, plane crash and breast cancer can now add another accomplishment: defeating coronavirus months before she turns 100. Joy Andrew, 99, who is described as “indestructible,” contracted COVID-19 in May at the Minster Grange care home in York, England. Story source: Fox News. ... Read moreShe survived a Nazi assassination attempt, cancer, a plane crash, and now, coronavirus

A blood test that could potentially detect early stage cancer

From NBC News: Scientists are edging closer to developing blood tests that could detect early stage cancer, before patients show any symptoms of the disease. One such test, called PanSeer, can potentially spot five types of cancers up to four years earlier than current diagnostic methods, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal ... Read moreA blood test that could potentially detect early stage cancer