Monday Roundup: Many women with early-stage forms of breast cancer can forego chemo, & more...

Jun 04, 2018 | Kimberly Williams

Monday is back, by unpopular demand. But the good news is that June --the gateway to summer-- is here! Start this month right with our hand-picked articles from around the web.

 

“We can spare thousands and thousands of women from getting toxic treatment that really wouldn’t benefit them.” A major international study has concluded that many early-stage breast cancer patients do not actually benefit from chemotherapy.

 

“I wanted desperately to be able to point to an age or landmark in the future and say, ‘There! That’s when I’ll figure it all out.’” One writer has some (extremely relatable) words of wisdom for her younger self.  

 

Maybe all of those folks in New York and London are onto something! A study published in The British Journal of Sports Medicine finds that fast walkers are considerably less likely to die early than those who walk slowly.  So, does fast walking cause better health?

 

Not all skin cancer happens from skipping the SPF. Some melanomas are genetic, which means it can occur anywhere on your body. Here’s everything you should know about the most common forms of vulvar cancer (which also happen to be skin cancers).

 

It’s certain that gonorrhea is an increasingly top antibiotic resistance threat in the United States. But what does that actually mean, and how do you keep yourself safe?

 

What could top spending a week vacationing with your best friends? Embarking on a feminist road trip to pay homage to activists throughout the years. Talk about squad goals.


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