Meaningful Contributions

Two Bryn Mawr alumnae named top cancer fighters

Posted January 22, 2009

Last fall, the American Cancer Society bestowed its highest award, the ACS Medal of Honor, on four Americans: a lawmaker (U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy), a philanthropist (Jon M. Huntsman, founder and chair of the Huntsman Corporation), and two scientists. The scientists—Berkeley National Laboratory’s Mina Jahan Bissell and Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Susan Band Horwitz—are […]

Saskia Subramanian ’88 publishes book on breast-cancer survivors

Posted January 16, 2009

Saskia Subramanian ’88, the vice-president-elect of the Bryn Mawr College Alumnae Association and a research sociologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, has joined forces with a colleague to publish After the Cure: the Untold Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors. The book delves into the post-treatment symptoms caused by radiation, chemotherapy and surgery, “giving […]