Program Description: This is an NFCB Golden Reel award winner. One in eight women in this country will develop breast cancer within a life expectancy of 85 years. Only 5-10 percent of breast cancers are linked to genetic history, yet there is little research as to the cause and the treatment can be as deadly as the disease. Breast cancer is still misunderstood and often a taboo subject even among women because of the fear and lack of researched information surrounding it. Yet, most everyone in America knows someone who has struggled or is struggling with this disease. The Breast Cancer Monologues address the myths and misunderstandings while giving voice to the women who know first-hand the effects of breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Monologues was produced by Dmae Roberts and the Breast Cancer Radio Arts Project, a collaboration of MediaRites Productions, The Media Project, Project Quest's Arquette Cancer Program and KBOO 90.7 FM community radio. The Breast Cancer Monologues is dedicated to the memory of Chu-Yin Roberts. This one-hour radio documentary special was produced from outreach workshops conducted by MediaRites. Productions and interviews were produced by Miae Kim, Anca Micheti, Jessica Stiles and Kate Welch. With contributions by Barbara Bernstein, Laura Moulton, Andrew Stelzer, Megan Hall and Sara Kolbet. Original Music was composed and performed by Maria de los Angeles Esteves Master Engineer was Clark Salisbury CD and online Graphics by Ping Khaw-Sutherland. Readings were performed by Caren Graham, Elaine Low and Olga Sanchez. Interviews and writings by Jan Baross, Rita McDonagh, Hilda Bengston, Dawn Cottrell, Majorie Holland, Barbara Strasburger, Leslie Lischka, Teena Rodriguez, Tai Brown, Clara Welsch, Maria Pascu, Caroline Acuna-Guilartes, Monica Benson-Barros, Suzanne, Elizabeth, Joy, Michelle, Caroline, Monica, Jeannette, Nancy and Mira.