By Angela Lanfranchi MD FACS In February 2017, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology published the “Epidemiology of breast cancer in Indian women.” Malvia, et al. found that from 1982-2005, the incidence of breast cancer had almost doubled. Breast cancer is now the leading cause of cancer deaths in women in India. India’s burden of …Continue reading "Abortion and the Breast Cancer Epidemic in India"
By Dave Andrusko You would think pro-abortionists would at least concede that, like a broken clock, pro-lifers would be correct at least twice a day. But you would be wrong. We are wrong, wrong, and wrong again. A recent example–like today–runs at the pro-abortion site rewire news under the cutesy headline, “The Worst ‘Alternative Facts’ …Continue reading "Pro-abortionist turns reality into myths and myths into reality"
By Joel Brind, PhD For a political body, such as the Texas state legislature, cobbling together an informational booklet about the safety of abortion is a huge challenge. The authors are trying to balance the opinions of two opposing views wherein one side would prefer that no information is included that suggests that there are …Continue reading "Abortion and Breast Cancer: Slicing the truth in half"
By Dave Andrusko A friend just passed along “Texas state booklet misleads women on abortions and their risk of breast cancer,” which appeared in the Washington Post today. It is late in the day so I’m already pressed for time. Moreover while I know a lot about the “ABC” (the Abortion-Breast Cancer) connection, I am …Continue reading "Another misreading/misunderstanding of the link between abortion and breast cancer"
By Joel Brind, Ph.D. Editor’s note. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The following is a terrific layperson-friendly explanation why having an induced abortion increases a woman’s chances of having breast cancer. In this post, I will go over the basic, underlying biology of how and why abortion interferes with normal breast development and breast …Continue reading "The Stubborn Biological Facts regarding the Abortion-Breast Cancer link"
The Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer reports on a study published in the Indian Journal of Community Medicine (May, 2013) whose authors found a 6.38-fold greater risk of breast cancer among women with histories of induced abortion.  The study, led by Ramachandra Kamath, MD (Department of Public Health, Manipal University), found induced abortion was the …Continue reading "Indian Study: Abortion Increases Breast Cancer Risk Six-Fold"
By JulieSchmit-Albin, Executive Director, Nebraska Right to Life Editor’s note. This first appeared in the Lincoln Journal-Star As a pro-life activist who also happens to be a breast cancer survivor, I was encouraged by the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s recent announcement that it no longer would fund grants to Planned Parenthood Federation of America affiliates. …Continue reading "Komen’s reversal hard for pro-life breast cancer survivors"
By David Prentice Editor’s note. This appeared on Dr. Prentice’s excellent blog. Stanford doctors have shown that women with advanced breast cancer show greater survival when treated with aggressive chemotherapy and their own adult stem cells. Their study, led by Senior author Dr. Judith Shizuru, looked at long-term results for women with advanced, stage-4 breast …Continue reading "Treating Advanced Breast Cancer with Adult Stem Cells"