Lung Cancer is a Women's Disease Too
Raising money for "women’s cancers” made the event more distinctive while also broadening its appeal. In addition to breast cancer, funds now go to research into for five gynecological cancers: ovarian, cervical, uterine, vaginal and vulvar.
Those are all legitimate causes and areas where research will benefit women. But here’s what rankles: There is a cancer that kills more women than those six cancers combined. It’s lung cancer.