The Source • Spring 2009 • Issue 105

Old Evil, New Twist: Environmental Racism

By Richard Leiter Sheila Holt-Orsted was a very healthy young woman. An aerobics instructor and fitness trainer, she was named Miss Tennessee Bodybuilding Heavyweight and Mixed Pairs Champion in 1991. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003 she asked herself, as so many… Read More

Treating breast cancer as a recurrent—not chronic—disease

By Barbara A. Brenner As everyone familiar with breast cancer knows, there is no available cure for metastatic breast cancer (breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast to life-sustaining organs). In fact, metastatic breast cancer will kill a woman who has it unless something… Read More

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2008—An Overview

By Jane Zones and Barbara A. Brenner BCA staffers Barbara Brenner and Allison Young, and board member Jane Zones, attended the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in December 2008. More than 8,000 physicians and researchers attended the conference this year, along with droves of… Read More