Evelyn Lauder, founder of pink ribbon campaign, dies

Evelyn Lauder, daughter-in-law of Estee Lauder, has died. She had BC herself when younger, and founded the Breast Cancer Research Foundation which has raised 330 million, and has also helped to establish the Breast Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

I remember reading an article about her in a magazine while I was sitting in the chemo suite at hospital back in 2007. Her foundation had established, through research, that a healthy diet (lots of fruit & vegetables) plus exercise helped to reduce the risk of reccurence. At that time most other research was directed towards treatment regimes rather than lifestyle.


RIP Evelyn - you did a lot to help us!