breast cancer

0 Cancer kills an awful lot of poor people, but they’re fighting back

Silberner interviewing a doctor who treats breast cancer in Haiti. I’m sick with a cold, so I suppose it’s fitting that we discuss disease on this week’s Humanosphere podcast. Who better to talk to than Joanne Silberner, who reported on health for National Public Radio for 18 years? Silberner now…

1 Stigma faced by Ugandan women with breast cancer

Stigma, misinformation and poverty all conspire against women suffering from breast cancer, reports Denise Grady for the New York Times. Her excellent story profiles some of the women in Uganda who are suffering from breast cancer and are trying to seek treatment. One of the people is Jessy Acen, a…