October is一 you guessed it一 Breast Cancer Awareness Month! You’ve probably read a lot about getting your regular mammogram scheduled this month, but there’s much more to Breast Cancer Awareness Month than the mammogram. In fact, you probably know someone who has won, lost, or is fighting a battle with breast cancer. While it can sometimes feel like there’s nothing you can do for your loved one, that’s not actually the case. So what is the best way to support someone with breast cancer? Here’s a few ideas.
A woman’s lifetime risk of developing breast cancer is estimated to be one in eight. That’s a scary statistic, and is only made worse because we don’t know what causes breast cancer or exactly how it develops. However, we do know certain lifestyle habits or changes can help reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.
That’s why today we’re discussing several tips on how to prevent breast cancer一 these seven lifestyle changes can make all the difference for a healthy future!
Seven Lifestyle Changes That Can Reduce The Risk Of Breast Cancer
Staying active is one of the best […]
Breast cancer affects women all across the world. It does not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, or social status. But one thing many woman diagnosed with breast cancer have is their overwhelming will to survive, even with all the odds stacked against them. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here are just a couple inspiring ways women beat the odds in the face of breast cancer.
Surviving Breast Cancer As A Single Parent
Being a single parent is difficult enough without also having to fight for your life against breast cancer. Learning you have cancer as […]
With genetics and age being just two of the factors for increased risk for breast cancer, there are various concerns many women may have about this potentially deadly cancer. While some of these risk factors are simply inherited, a new study may show that alcohol intake may play a role an increased breast cancer risk.
Chemo is brutal, and there’s no way around that. It sucks, but we all want to make it the best possible experience for anyone going through chemo. Limiting the amount of discomfort and just helping someone out in need is the goal. Having a friend or a family member who’s going through it is tough for everyone involved, and you’ll find yourself wondering what you can do to help make this difficult situation just a little bit easier for your loved one. There are lots of different things you can do to help your loved one through chemotherapy, […]
I’m sure you’ve heard of some celebs like Angelina Jolie’s battle with cancer, but here are some celebrities that you might not have realized have fought breast cancer.
As we welcome November, it’s important to remember that Breast Cancer Awareness Month should be every month.
Even two girls, ages 12 and 13, understood the importance of breast cancer awareness when they challenged the school’s band on the, now popular, I (heart) Boobies! bracelets.
The case was taken all the way to the Supreme Court, who agreed that the bracelets weren’t disruptive but supportive.
Get a mammogram or breast MRI to keep yourself informed, […]