Published Oct 11, 2019

Does Breast Cancer Awareness Month Trivialize The Disease?

On the left is a photo from the SavageXFenty breast cancer awareness month shoot. On the right is a photo posted to Instagram by a cancer survivor. "THIS is cancer. Behold my 'front bottom' this was 'gifted' to me kindly by ovarian cancer, and the wonderful range of treatments I enjoyed," says this cancer survivor who doesn't want people to think cancer is cute, sexy, or easy.

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