Three texts for anyone interested in the pink culture around breast cancer:
Ehrenreich, B. (2001, November). Welcome to Cancerland. Harper’s Magazine , 43-53
Sulik, G. (2010). Pink Ribbon Blues. How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women’s Health . Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Baralt, L. B. (2006, August 10th). To Pink or Not to Pink: Ideology and Framing Contestation between Breast Cancer Movements. Retrieved October 22nd, 2008, from Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montreal Convention Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada: http://www.allacademic.com/meta/p96909_index.html
Nothing Personal: Disturbing Undercurrents in Cancer Care
Used in medical education.
Includes referenced discussion sections for evidence-based practice.
- Medical Journalists' Association Open Book Award
"A landmark for the patient voice"
- Macmillan Cancer Support
"A remarkable book... essential reading for all who deal with cancer patients - health professionals, politicians, health service developers, carers and, of course, patients themselves... will surely inspire change."
- Professor Karol Sikora in his foreword.