Stigma

Fighting the stigma around breast cancer
A diagnosis of breast cancer is one of the most frightening experiences a woman can have. The discovery of a lump or changes to the skin on or around the breast – which could be cancer symptoms – can make them fear the worst. Coupled with these very ... [...]
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Breast cancer stigma 'can delay treatment', UAE study finds
AL AIN // Interviews with breast cancer survivors have suggested that some women may be hiding their condition long after finding symptoms, fearing social prejudice or abandonment by their husbands. A team including members from UAE University found ... [...]
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Overcoming the Stigma of Testicular Cancer
“Humor is a big part of it, without being too crass. But you're trying to reach young men—it's difficult,” he says. “We have a mobile app that just gives a couple of quick facts about testicular cancer; it shows how to do a self-exam and you get ... [...]
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