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Op-ed: Why Cancer-Pink Clashes With the Rainbow

The founder of the National LGBT Cancer Network notes a new study that found LGBT breast cancer survivors are put off by the dominance of "cancer-pink" in advocacy and doctor's offices.

If Lesbians Are More at Risk for Cancer, Do Something: Op-Ed

Paula Ettlebrick died of ovarian cancer last week and a whole movement grieves her loss. Her beauty, passion, and intelligence do not come around very often. My close friend Adria died six years ago after a losing struggle with ovarian cancer and she was mourned by her lover, her son, an entire caseload of psychotherapy clients, and me. We played tennis together every Thursday at 1 p.m. for 15 years. Ruth, one of my best friends since college, died of ovarian cancer three years ago. I have not yet recovered.