Saturday, October 07, 2006

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Originally uploaded by Quentin Ergane.
In my 365 days group, there were a bunch of women who have been taking pictures of their breasts (or breast) in honor of this being Breast Cancer Awareness month. In the light of that, I submitted this picture because, quiet as it's kept, male breasts get breast cancer, too.

2 Comments:

At 3:03 PM PDT, Blogger Bernie said...

Ironically, just the other day I saw a presentation on breast cancer and learned about male stats. Here is more info.

But women still have it far worse.

 
At 4:21 PM PDT, Blogger Quentin Ergane said...

Can we really talk about degree when it is still common for breast cancer to be conceived of as something for women only?

Also, it is not enough to merely say they "have it worse," but to further education for why (which is because estrogen creates more lobules than males after puberty)... but really, I want to desexualize it so we can all feel that it belongs to us so it can get the kind of coverage it needs instead of it being "something that affects women" and via the lens of sexism becomes something that, free of sex, can be fully embraced... or something really high-minded like that. *grins*

(ha -- we have looked at the same info! but check this part of it out.)

 

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