Angelina Jolie’s New York Times post about her preventative cancer surgeries highlights an important point: Each woman deserves the chance to make decisions about her own health.
After twenty years, JSI’s Lauren Alexanderson recounts the factors that contributed to her diagnosis and successful treatment of osteosarcoma–a bone cancer that, under different circumstances, may have been fatal.
44-Year old Kutaisi pharmacist is diagnosed with treatable breast cancer after accessing free government-sponsored breast cancer screening services.
On World Cancer Day, JSI’s Terry Greene sheds light on cancer disparities among immigrant populations in Southeastern Massachusetts.
In Georgia, breast cancer is the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age. Since 2005, JSI has played an active role in the country to spread awareness about breast cancer, promote the use of early screening diagnostic centers, and help support and scale up the work of breast cancer advocates
Even before my dear friend, Cindy deNeve, died young of cervical cancer, I cared deeply about prevention via HPV vaccination. My new granddaughter and Cindy’s two small daughters will avoid cervical cancer because they can afford the expensive vaccine. Not so for millions of young girls in poor and middle income countries.