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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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)