Asian Women Don’t Get Breast Cancer? Think Again

  In recent years, every October didn't just mean my (increasingly dreaded) birthday. As an editor of a women's magazine, it also meant Breast Cancer Awareness Month: pink ribbons, PSAs, and beauty collaborations galore. But it was some time before I started to realize that breast cancer wasn't just something that "others" worried about. After all, … Continue reading Asian Women Don’t Get Breast Cancer? Think Again

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Get Into Survivor Moda with Designer Rachel Park

  As someone who constantly feels an undercurrent of surprise at the little reminders of her advancing age — that ache in my hip after a day of sightseeing, my inability to just plop down and fall asleep anywhere, the selfie that casts a cold, unflinching eye on every line — I still feel jarred when friends … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Get Into Survivor Moda with Designer Rachel Park

What You Need to Know About Dense Breasts (You Probably Have Them)

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this fact bears repeating: Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Asian American women, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. But did you know this: Asian women historically have denser breasts than other demographic populations. Dense breast tissue makes it more … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Dense Breasts (You Probably Have Them)