Sick of Pinkwashing?Submitted by egapele on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 09:21
Sick of Pinkwashing? Here Are 10 Ways to Support Nutritional Healing During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Posted by The Gerson Institute on Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Pink ribbons pop up on every sellable product imaginable every October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, supposedly 'for the cure.' And yet, the organizations that sell them are no closer to finding a cure than they were 20 years ago. In fact, the diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer in women under 40 continues to increase by 2 % each year and has since 1976.1
For those of you who haven’t heard of 'pinkwashing,' in our two-part Rethink Pink series on our blog, we took a closer look at the many issues surrounding the breast cancer awareness movement, from the problems with exactly what kind of 'awareness' is being raised, to the misguided push for more mammograms, to the pink ribbon products on store shelves that contain carcinogens linked to breast cancer!
Link to article: http://gerson.org/gerpress/sick-of-pinkwashing-here-are-10-w...