Despite the lack of any evidence linking breast cancer with abortion, anti-choice groups such as American Life League and National Right to Life continue to misinform the public. Now they are attacking the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Last night Rachel Maddow called out a new TV ad that claims that "government control of health care could have meant that 300,000 American women with breast cancer might have died."
An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy
When deceptive anti-abortion posters began to appear at local conveninece stores, I had to take action.
In a reader diary post, Miranda Spencer says Jill Stanek contorts an investigative piece on the role of environmental factors in heightening breast cancer risk into an apologia for abortion.
Research is finding that the causes of breast cancer may include timing and pattern of exposure to certain chemicals. You won’t find that in the headlines.
Debate over abortion shifts to debate over rights of health care workers; anti-choice movement not to blame for 2008 Republican electoral losses?; Obama can reshape federal courts; Indian ashram rejects woman living with HIV.
During International Breast Cancer Month, the Colombian government piloted new programs to increase early detection.
Circumcision benefit doubted for gay men; Catholic hospital under fire for allowing abortion referrals and birth control prescriptions; Ohio top court mulls admission of medical files in Planned Parenthood case; U.S. Supreme Court refuses Missouri prison abortion rights case; Breast cancer vaccine within reach.
Recent studies have discovered a dramatic decline in breast cancer incidence resulting from a reduction in the use of hormone replacement therapy. It’s good news — except that it’s not true for African-American women.