Facebook has began taking down pictures of women breastfeeding their children and in some cases, even banning users for putting the photos up in the first place. The claim is that such imagery is "obscene content. The Lactivists an activist group who strive to normalize breastfeeding in public are all up in arms about the situation, but they're also questioning the logic behind Facebook's no-suckling policy, as the images that were removed contained no nipples.
Patti Neighmond. The newer 3D mammograms provide a more detailed picture of the breast tissue, leading to more precise detection of abnormalities. When women get a mammogram they may be offered one of two types.
She could have the cancer cells removed by getting a lumpectomy, she could get a mastectomy and have her breasts removed or she could sign up for a clinical trial for the possibly life-saving vaccine. Saranya Chumsri. Mercker did have to have a mastectomy because Chumsri says it was the only way for doctors to know everything was properly removed and they can now study the removed tissue to better understand how the vaccine works.
A woman in Florida is recovering well just months after undergoing a new trial vaccine for her breast cancer. Lee Mercker was diagnosed with DCIS stage zero, a very early form of breast cancer, in March—news that came as a shock to her. I was stunned, and everyone around me was more mad and more stunned. Mercker was treated at the Mayo Clinic and given the option to join a new clinical trial for a vaccine that targets and kills cancer cells.
Annie Dennison said doctors offered just one option after her breast cancer diagnosis last year: six weeks of radiation treatment. Courtesy of Annie Dennison hide caption. When Annie Dennison was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, she readily followed advice from her medical team, agreeing to harsh treatments in the hope of curing her disease.
Election news coverage can get a little mundane at times, but one woman's bold move gave a reporter's story a whole new level of spice. The giggling blonde snuck up behind Suratos and quickly flashed her breasts straight into the camera's lens. It happened so quickly Suratos didn't even catch her scurrying off camera before his segment ended.
Bill Truslow hide caption. As a surgeon who specializes in the care and treatment of patients with breast cancer, Elisa Port says one of the hardest parts of her job is delivering bad news to patients. But, Port adds, the survival rates for breast cancer are better than they have ever been, which means that frightening diagnoses are often coupled with treatment options.
Catherine Guthrie decided not to get breast reconstruction after her double mastectomy in Not Putting on a Shirt is a grassroots advocacy organization that brings attention to the issue of surgeons disregarding breast cancer patients' wishes to go flat. Courtesy of Catherine Guthrie hide caption.
Please refresh the page and retry. A row has erupted over a top Paris nightclub's offer of free drinks to women who bare their breasts for a polaroid picture pinned onto the wall. Daggers are drawn on social media over whether the offer at the trendy club, with its panoramic view from the roof of Paris' iconic green fashion and design museum, was a sexist affront or a bit of festive fun.
Lee Mercker, from the Jacksonville area, was diagnosed with a very early-stage form of breast cancer, in March, despite maintaining, she says, a healthy, active lifestyle. Florida resident Lee Mercker became the first patient to participate in a clinical trial for a new breast cancer vaccine at the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, after being diagnosed in March with early-stages of the disease. The vaccine has reportedly removed cancer cells. I was stunned, and everyone around me was more mad and more stunned.