Posts Tagged ‘Survivor’

Identify, Image, Intervene

Posted on: January 3rd, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

TED is an acronym for Technology, Entertainment and Design and represents the powerful convergence of these three entities. The first TED conference was held […]

A Remarkable Woman

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by admin 5 Comments

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak to Dr Nancy Cappello, a determined advocate for the right of American women […]

The Power of Celebrity

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by admin

Betty Ford in the White House, 1974. For many Americans, their abiding memory of Richard Nixon is of him waving goodbye, […]

Lighting Up the Breast

Posted on: November 8th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

Copyright Annals of Surgery, 1931. In the early 20th century, transillumination — shining a light through the tissue of interest — was employed […]

A Tale of a Faulty Gene

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by admin 3 Comments

Dr Mary-Claire King. Copyright: Susan G Komen for the Cure. In 1961 Mary-Claire King was just fifteen when she watched her […]

Reach for Recovery

Posted on: March 22nd, 2013 by admin

Sixty years ago Terese Lasser, a 48-year-old mother of two was admitted to hospital for a routine breast biopsy. When she awoke […]

Swimming Against the Tide

Posted on: August 17th, 2012 by admin

Copyright: Universal Sports Network Up until this past Sunday, people all over the world have been glued to their TV screens, […]

Shining a Light on the Truth

Posted on: December 30th, 2011 by admin

Bathurst, a village in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, is the setting for this final blog of 2011. It was […]