Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

Breast self-exam guidelines

Breast Cancer Awareness: Some experts advise monthly self-exams in order to detect abnormalities as early as possible. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017

Regrow healthy hair after chemo

Breast Cancer Awareness: Certain foods can promote healthy hair regrowth after treatment. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Pregnancy possible after breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness: Know the potential effects that treatment can have on conception ahead of any family planning. Comment

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

Post-breast cancer exercise problems

Breast Cancer Awareness: Tips for reinstating your workout routine after surgery. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017

Mammogram guide

Preparing for your mammography visit

Breast Cancer Awareness: Tips to help patients get ready for the annual procedure. Comment

How women can make mammograms more comfortable

Breast Cancer Awareness: Steps to make the prevention technique as painless as possible. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

Lesser-known symptoms of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness: Lumps are not the only sign of the disease. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

Understanding inflammatory breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness: Patients with this rare form of the disease may experience different symptoms, including rashes, redness, or swelling. Comment

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

The role of exercise in cancer reduction

Breast Cancer Awareness: Working out is one of the most effective ways to keep the disease at bay. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017

Curtail cocktails to reduce breast cancer risk?

Breast Cancer Awareness: Cutting down on alcohol could reduce your risk of contracting cancer, according to an expert. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

Choose the right cancer care specialist for you

Breast Cancer Awareness: A diagnosis is more manageable when patients have knowledgeable and supportive medical teams on their side. Comments (2)

Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Differences between chemotherapy and radiation

Breast Cancer Awareness: A primer on the treatments, which patients should discuss with their doctor in order to determine which may be most effective. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

All about implants

Breast implants carry very low risk of causing cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness: Implants remain a generally safe option for those seeking augmentation or reconstruction, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Comments (4)

New type of implant available

A New York City resident was among the first to receive the groundbreaking, no-saline-required implant. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

Bra fitting after mastectomy or reconstruction

Breast Cancer Awareness: A well-fitting bra is essential for those who have undergone certain procedures after breast cancer. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017

Height train-ing: Exhibit explores history of Downtown transportation

Art: It’s traveling through time! Comments (4)

Breast-cancer treatment

Staying healthy: Bellevue is committed to providing accessible resources for breast health

Breast Cancer Awareness: Bellevue Hospital Center’s workforce of experts is steering the institution to new heights. Comment

Breast health services in Bklyn: Woodhull Medical Center uses the latest treatments to help patients

Breast Cancer Awareness: The staff at the hospital’s Center for Cancer Care and Blood Disorders is at the cutting edge. Comment

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

Blow for freedom: Harriet Tubman jazz band breaks genres

Music: Call it freeing jazz! Comment

Cancer support in your backyard

Breast Cancer Awareness: Services including online forums and wig providers help patients right here in Brooklyn. Comments (1)

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

Why We’re Pink

Breast Cancer Awareness: It’s our annual Pink Paper! Comment
Editor’s Picks: Happy Friday the 13th! You’re lucky to be in Brooklyn, where we’ve got a slasher movie marathon, waterfront walks, a week-long jazz festival, and so much more! Comment

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

Dyker Heights: These ballers are rolling into glory! Comment

Scenes from a Mall: Photo exhibit captures changes on Fulton

Art: Take a peek at the not-so-distant past! Comments (1)

Looking back — and forward — at college

Fearless Parenting: You can get more out of a college education than a degree. Comments (3)
Page 1: But not because it is embarrassed. No, the paper is pink to pay tribute to the forty-thousand-plus Americans who succumb to breast cancer annually. And to support the hundreds of thousands of people battling the disease, both in our borough and beyond. It salutes those struggling with and working to end breast cancer — keep fighting for a cure, and keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017


It’s a Bay Ridge takeover on Brooklyn Paper Radio!

Podcast: Satirist (and Bay Ridge resident) Dan Hetteix and journalist and wannabe politician (and Bay Ridge resident) Ross Barkan join the all-Ridge episode. Comments (1)
Ditmas Park: It’s the root of some nasty damage. Comments (3)

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

Party on the pier: Hollywood royalty hits the county of Kings for green space’s gala

Brooklyn Heights: It was a starry night in Brooklyn Bridge Park! Comment
Crime: Cops are investigating a rash of racist letters with swastikas inside that were mailed out to law firms in Sheepshead Bay, kosher bakeries in Borough Park, and other businesses throughout the city since Sept. 29. Comment

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

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