Women in Breast Cancer History

International Women's Day

Did you know that it wasn’t until the 20th century that breast cancer was even talked about? How about that in some European countries, families of patients were told of the diagnosis so as not to put strain on the patient? Yes, breast cancer as a whole has come a long way since.

Women have always played a prominent role in the breast cancer landscape and we’re shining the spotlight on some of the key changemakers in history. We can only assume that it was so women today can have better treatment, education, support, advocacy and research. Here’s to these strong women.

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