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Why does breast cancer get more publicity? Is it the numbers or the komen foundation?

15 doctors weighed in
8 doctors agree

In brief: All

Early diagnosis is important for cure, great organisations like american cancer society, komen foundation etc with programs that constantly help the public awareness of the disease , provide the funds for research with final aim the cure.

In brief: All

Early diagnosis is important for cure, great organisations like american cancer society, komen foundation etc with programs that constantly help the public awareness of the disease , provide the funds for research with final aim the cure.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Survivors &

Tragic losses. There is "innocence" unlike lung cancer where society levels blame on the victim because "they smoked" - no one smokes to get cancer, but there are an amazing # of question about "how safe is it to smoke for 3 years or 3 cigarettes a day.
Lung cancer kills more women than breast cancer, yet gets about 10 times the funding and interest.

In brief: Survivors &

Tragic losses. There is "innocence" unlike lung cancer where society levels blame on the victim because "they smoked" - no one smokes to get cancer, but there are an amazing # of question about "how safe is it to smoke for 3 years or 3 cigarettes a day.
Lung cancer kills more women than breast cancer, yet gets about 10 times the funding and interest.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Women

Komen was one of the 1st organizations to help draw attention to breast cancer and bring it out of the shadows.
Organizations like komen and avon have funded a large portion of the research and community activities in the country. Women are vocal about issues near and dear to them. Other conditions can get publicity, it takes a person to champion the cause and other to follow.

In brief: Women

Komen was one of the 1st organizations to help draw attention to breast cancer and bring it out of the shadows.
Organizations like komen and avon have funded a large portion of the research and community activities in the country. Women are vocal about issues near and dear to them. Other conditions can get publicity, it takes a person to champion the cause and other to follow.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Dr. Regina Hampton
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