By Samantha Leal | 10/11/2012 - 17:09
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while the statistics have found lower rates of breast cancer in Latinas than many other groups, we're also more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage (when tumors tend to be more aggressive). Here are the numbers you need to know, now, when it comes to breast cancer and protecting yourself.
By Sugey Palomares | 09/24/2012 - 15:23
Breast cancer researchers have discovered new information about the disease, which may end up advancing treatment and saving lives. According to the U.S. Department of Health, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Latinas. Although white women present higher breast cancer rates than Latinas, it is more common for Hispanic women to get diagnosed at more advanced stages of cancer, which makes it more difficult to treat.
By Samantha Leal | 08/17/2012 - 17:00
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is fast approaching (mark your calendars: It’s the month of October!) and we’ve rounded up the best products to help support some great organizations. Go pink and support the cause!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/13/2011 - 12:11
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Latina readers on our Facebook page to send a message to a loved one who is suffering or has suffered from breast cancer. The outpouring of stories was remarkably touching – we appreciate those who responded.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/07/2011 - 13:41
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and in honor of it, we wanted to highlight an upcoming film centered on the disease this week. Five, an anthology of five short films in one movie, explores how peoples’ lives are affected by breast cancer.
By Verky Arcos | 10/16/2010 - 16:54
For the month of October, many designers debut cute fashion items for Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a portion of the proceeds (or all of the proceeds) going towardbreast cancer research and patients. Let’s face it, you’re going to shop anyway, so why not do it for a cause that will make you feel good? Here are some fashion-forward pink pieces that you’ll love.
By Christine Estevez | 05/21/2009 - 17:00
Last fall, Mariah Carey gave her devoted followers the chance of a lifetime: The opportunity to deck the pop diva out in an original “Luscious Pink” design, named in honor of the new fragrance she launched.