Researchers at the B.C. Cancer Agency claim that removing a woman’s Fallopian tubes during a hysterectomy or tubal ligation could dramatically cut the rate of ovarian cancer. It is hailed as a cheap, preventative approach to cancer but surely it’s just more mutilation of women’s bodies.
Archive for April 2012
I matured physically long before my friends. The signs of puberty, the underarm hair growth, the budding breasts, and the menarche – they all occurred prematurely. But the concern that developed about my breasts began well before puberty for my grandmother had breast cancer dying at the age of 47, leaving my mother to rear her siblings.