Episode
October 22, 2015

Is 'Pinktober' helping or hurting breast cancer awareness?

People impacted by the disease discuss what breast cancer awareness means to them.
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The colour pink has become synonymous with breast cancer awareness, but with numerous pink products and initiatives that promote "awareness", what does being aware really mean? The month of October - or "Pinktober" to some - has many breast cancer patients and survivors speaking out against campaigns they say commercialise and minimise the seriousness of their disease. Join our conversation at 19:30 GMT.

On today's episode, we speak to: 

Nikki Black @NikkiBlackattak
Comedian, breast cancer survivor
nikkidoescomedy.tumblr.com


Leigh Hurst @feelyourboobies
Founder, Feel Your Boobies, breast cancer survivor
feelyourboobies.com


Mandi Hudson @AdvertisingGeek
Blogger, "Darn Good Lemonade", has stage 4 metastatic breast cancer
darngoodlemonade.com

Ann Silberman @ButDocIHatePink
Blogger, "Breast Cancer? But Doctor I Hate Pink", has stage 4 metastatic breast cancer
butdoctorihatepink.com

What do you think? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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