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Sep 30, 2015

10 Ways To Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In 1985, October became known as something bigger than Halloween.

Apr 22, 2012

Boobstagram: Yes It’s Real

We happened to stumble upon Boobstagram. And yes, it's real. I wasn't all that surprised when I found out given the kinds of things we have access to these days. But I was extremely surprised when I found out that Boobstagram isn't quite what you think.

Feb 10, 2012

Tuffy Luv Is Scared of Breast Cancer, Too

My boyfriend noticed a lump in my breast while we were fooling around. I'm so scared. I can't sleep. I'm afraid to tell my parents. I'm at school so I could go to the clinic but I'm really scared about what they'll say. What should I do?

Oct 28, 2011

Beyond Breast Cancer: Five Other Cancers That Affect Women

Breast cancer is not the number one cancer-killer amongst women. (Whoa! No way?) Due to the fact that breast cancer is probably the most heavily publicized and marketed of any cancer, most women seem to think it must be the most dangerous.

Oct 21, 2011

Fight Like A Girl for Breast Cancer

For all of us twenty-something college girls with pre-gravitized boobies, it’s time to wake up and smell the sterilized tools: breast cancer is common in women under the age of 30. Before you all go kill-the-messenger crazy on me, think about it. Breast cancer is not just a menopausal-mommy disease.

Oct 14, 2011

Friday Faves: Breast Cancer Isn’t an Older Woman’s Disease

I was your typical college sophomore. I was active on campus, had a great group of friends, and kept myself busy with schoolwork. I was enjoying my time at The College of New Jersey, and felt truly blessed with an amazing life. Then in April 2009, everything changed completely. In the midst of studying for final exams and celebrating the end of the school year, I was going back and forth between TCNJ and New York City for doctor visits.

Nov 8, 2010

Breast Cancer Awareness Month May Be Over, But Breast Cancer Isn’t

Breast Cancer. It’s a word most of us don’t spend too much time pondering about. After all, we are busy college students with plenty of other things on our minds and problems to address. Problems that seem significant or monumental as they occur in our little bubble world of college.

Oct 22, 2010

Previving Breast Cancer: Q&A with Maureen Dolan-Galaviz

On January 11, 2011, Claudia Gilmore will undergo a preventative double mastectomy with reconstruction. The 23-year old does not have breast cancer, but has a genetic mutation that makes her more likely to develop cancerous cells in the future. She began writing a blog about life with the mutation several months ago.

Oct 15, 2010

Shopping Pink: Cuteness for a Cause

There is no shortage the pink goodness to go around this month - it seems like everyone's getting in on the fun (including the NFL!). The best thing about it (besides the fact that every dollar spent helps find a cure, of course) is that a lot of stuff we'd buy anyway is going pink, so it's never been easier to contribute to the cause.

Oct 13, 2010

Breast Cancer Isn’t an “Older Woman’s” Disease

I was your typical college sophomore. I was active on campus, had a great group of friends, and kept myself busy with schoolwork. I was enjoying my time at The College of New Jersey, and felt truly blessed with an amazing life.

Oct 4, 2010

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Let’s Talk About Boobs

Contrary to what all those fashion mags tell you, earth tones and jewel tones are not the color right now. No, maam. It's October and the it color is pink!

Oct 5, 2009

Shopping For Lives: Breast Cancer Awareness

You already know that it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What you might not know is that retailers around the country are releasing special Pink Ribbon merchandise to commemorate the occasion. Buy any of these awesome products, and a portion of the price gets donated to breast cancer research.

Oct 3, 2009

From StyleHive: Breast Cancer Awareness Goes Chic

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but this is an issue that should be brought to light at all times. In an effort to spread the word, designers have been coming out with some simple and flattering t-shirt designs that can be worn way past the month of October to remind all of us of this worthy cause.

Oct 2, 2009

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Let’s Talk Boobs

As a kid, there were a lot of things I was looking forward to having once I became a “grown-up” -- a boyfriend, my period (I don't know why I was looking forward to that, but I was), and getting my very own set of beautiful breasts. Not only would their arrival mean I was turning into a woman, but I felt like they would make clothes look that much better.

May 19, 2009

CollegeCandy Says: Check Those Breasts

Hannah Powell-Auslam is the youngest breast cancer patient doctors have ever seen. At only 10 years old, Hannah has recently undergone a mastectomy on her left breast to remove a malignant tumor. Hannah's mother noticed a lump on her daughter's breast after she had complained and took her to get examined.

Mar 12, 2009

Sexy Time: Sex for Your Health?

We all love to sex because, frankly, it’s fun and it feels good. But what if there was another benefit...

Feb 13, 2009

Candy Dish: Plane Crashes in Upstate New York

Unfortunately, not the same happy ending we saw on the Hudson. It’s an Idol party! People wonder about Rihanna’s eye...

Oct 27, 2008

Candy Dish: Zac Efron Without a Shirt(!!!)

Vanessa Hudgens is a lucky bitch The Dr.’s guide to the Shocker.. Cuddle up with Obama or McCain (…or Palin...

Oct 3, 2008

How Can I Help Fight Breast Cancer?

[In conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, College Candy is taking time to address breast health for women in...

Oct 2, 2008

Protecting Your Breasts in Your 20s

[October is Breast Cancer awareness month, so CollegeCandy thought it was important to bring you all the information you need...

Oct 1, 2008

More Reasons to Celebrate Your Breasts

October is the time to think pink as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off today. According to the U.S....

Apr 24, 2008

Nalgene Recall On Tap for Next Few Months

Two accessories are universal to everyone’s college experience: a black NorthFace fleece and a Nalgene bottle. I joined students nationwide...

Feb 19, 2008

Out of Cash? Click for Charity

Like most college-aged people, I’m pretty short on cash. I consider it an extravagant treat when I let myself go...

Oct 19, 2007

Get to Second Base, Save a Life!

• Like this t-shirt is any worse than “Cinco de Mayo” or “Irish I Were Drunk“? ( • If you’re...

Oct 12, 2007

October is All About Thinking Pink

To me, October signifies a couple of things: 1) Halloween is coming— which means candy and lots of girls...