Category Archives: Breast Cancer
Given the news that Angelina Jolie had her breasts removed to avoid cancer, I envision The Onion reporting the following headline, Fearing chronic, and potentially terminal, illness, Angelina Jolie has liver, heart and lungs removed.
I have kept my words to myself this year, as the NFL holds its annual pink abomination. But I cannot any longer with the news today that the NFL, on the advice of an 11 year old, is going to use pink penalty flags in a game this weekend.
Can’t say that whether this organization is any good, but I like this idea. How about a general national cancer awareness month, instead of this stupid pink everywhere. By the way, did you see Indiana University’s football team today. Disgusting. And I don’t mean their on-field play. Can’t find a photo. Maybe I’ll post one [...]
So far this month we have highlighted companies that have created special pink product lines and have agreed to donate on the basis of the sale of those special pink items. Today, on cue from my sister, I would simply like to pay special notice to a company that is making the pink ribbon so [...]
Companies that tie donations to breast cancer organizations to sales of their products are taking advantage of the good in all of us. It is even more egregious if a company trots out specially labelled products and limits donations to sales of the special line. Today’s company taking advantage of us is Everlast, the boxing [...]
Last evening, around the dinner table, my family discussed Pink Madness. My son volunteered at an event on Sunday for the benefit of Crohn’s Disease. He explained that he had never even heard of it, but that one of his teammates has an older brother who suffers with the disease. We agreed that we are [...]