Breast cancer is traditionally thought of as a "woman's issue"-and, by and large, it is. Yet that doesn't mean a breast cancer diagnosis only affects women. In reality, men are also impacted by the disease, whether it's their spouse, sibling, relative or friend who's battling it. To learn more about what it's like for the opposite sex, we spoke with five men who became advocates for the cause. As supporters and co-survivors (the term for anyone who's supported a person through a breast cancer diagnosis), these men made it their mission to get the word out and help others support the women in their lives. From blogging to launching organizations dedicated to the cause, here are their stories.
Ed Sousek, Founder and Blogger of WhataRideBlog.WordPress.com
In June 2010, when retired San Diego police officer Ed Sousek's wife, Patty, learned she had breast cancer, he knew he couldn't fall apart. He recalls saying to himself, "Whatever you're feeling, she'sRead More »from Men Who Support the Fight Against Breast Cancer