“Breast cancer is fatal. Chemotherapy is debilitating. Bald women are unattractive. And most importantly, we shouldn’t talk about this. These are just some of the stigmas surrounding breast cancer.
As medical research makes inroads towards conquering once-incurable diseases, there should be no obstacle between one-in-eight women faced with breast cancer and early diagnosis, proper treatment, and a normal life.
Nevertheless, there is an obstacle: Ignorance..”
Read the rest of Meedo’s post about the social struggles surrounding breast cancer in Lebanon here.
it’s wonderful to see others talking about this topic and sharing their views. Thanks Meedo!