Susan G. Komen for the Cure has become a bloated Cancer Awareness McDonald's that offers more swag and socialization opportunities than cure. But just because Komen's managed to portray breast cancer as a feathery pink celebration of sisterhood and not a disease best fought with patient empowerment and scientific understanding doesn't mean that every breast cancer charity is in the same boat. Here's how you can help support the search for the cause and a cure without giving money to Komen. Even after pouring billions of dollars into raising "awareness," we're no closer to understanding the causes of breast cancer than we were decades ago, and treatments haven't acceptably advanced.
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Breast tissue develops in response to hormones such as oestrogens, progesterone, insulin and growth factors. The main periods of development are during puberty, pregnancy and lactation. The glandular tissue atrophies after menopause. Breast cancers are almost all carcinomas of the epithelial cells lining the breast ducts the channels in the breast that carry milk to the nipple.
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His opinion changed when his wife, Leslie, found out she had breast cancer. James Cancer Hospital in nearby Columbus, and Buehrer decided to give back to the hospital. On Aug. Buehrer describes the hospital as a high-tech, cutting-edge facility where everyone from the greeters to the doctors treated them kindly. Visitors remark about how close Kenyon is to Columbus and how beautiful the campus is, Kohlman said.